sodium benzoate


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sodium benzoate

or

benzoate of soda,

chemical compound, C6H5CO2Na, colorless or white crystalline, aromatic compound; the sodium salt of benzoic acidbenzoic acid
, C6H5CO2H, crystalline solid organic acid that melts at 122°C; and boils at 249°C;. It is the simplest aromatic carboxylic acid (see aryl group and carboxyl group).
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. It is soluble in water and is used as a preservative in foods and beverages; because it is poisonous, the concentration is limited by law to 0.1%.

sodium benzoate

[′sōd·ē·əm ′ben·zə‚wāt]
(organic chemistry)
NaC7H5O2 Water- and alcohol-soluble, white, amorphous crystals with a sweetish taste; used as a food preservative and an antiseptic and in tobacco, pharmaceuticals, and medicine.
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Regarding the larval period, larvae fed in the control took longer to complete this phase of development, differing significantly from those fed diets containing sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate and 2-phenylphenol (Table 3).
Higher concentrations of bio-regulators such as sodium benzoate CaCl2 and KNO3 improved the micronutrient content of grain than lower concentration but the differences were non- significant (p = 0.
Tablet powder (commercial formulation) equivalent to 4 mg of lornoxicam was transferred to a 50 mL volumetric flask containing 40 mL of 2 M sodium benzoate.
The charge transfer resistance of paints 2 and 4 was some orders of magnitude lower than that of the above-mentioned paints, revealing a significant progress of the corrosion process which, in turn, was originated by the low phosphate content and the poor anticorrosive behavior of sodium benzoate.
In view of the above cited literatures, the present work was undertaken to test whether or not chronic oral exposure of mice to Sodium Benzoate could develop toxic changes in the liver cells and its possible mechanism of action.
Sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, and methylparaben standards were purchased from Fluka, UK.
The soda is made from Pur Java liquid coffee concentrate, carbonated water, pure cane sugar, sodium benzoate and phosphoric acid.
write appropriate letter) (Answer: D or A) The preservative in this lemonade is sodium benzoate.
A panel from the European Food Safety Authority has concluded that a Lancet study provides limited evidence that some synthetic food colours and sodium benzoate preservative cause hyperactivity in children.
Sodium benzoate (E211) is found in cranberries, bilberries, plums, cloves and cinnamon and prevents the growth of fungi and mould.
One hundred fifty-three three-year-old children and 144 children aged eight or nine years consumed a diet free of food colorings and sodium benzoate for six weeks.
The E numbers included in the FSA-commissioned study were: sunset yellow, tartrazine, carmoisine, ponceau 4R, quinoline yellow, allur a red and sodium benzoate.