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benzoate

[′ben·zə‚wāt]
(organic chemistry)
A salt or ester of benzoic acid, formed by replacing the acidic hydrogen of the carboxyl group with a metal or organic radical.
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Examples of these agents include methyl, ethyl, propyl, butyl parabens and sodium benzoate.
This expansion addresses growing market demand for the company's benzoic acid, nonphthalate plasticizers, and benzoate preservatives.
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Emerald Kalama Chemical manufactures benzoic acid, benzaldehyde, benzyl alcohol, and sodium benzoate at its sites in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and Kalama, WA in the United States.