Sodium benzoate BP 25KG (5X5) Go Back


: 532-32-1

Molecular Formula


Molecular Weight

: 144.11
Description: White or almost white, crystalline or granular powder or flakes, slightly hygroscopic.
Solubility: freely soluble in water, sparingly soluble in alcohol (90% v/v)
Identification A (Reaction (b) for Benzoate ): A white sublimate should deposited on the inner wall of the tube.
Identification A (Reaction (c) for Benzoate ): Melting point should be 120°C to 124°C after crystallization
Identification B (By Chemical test): A dense white precipitate should form
Appearance of solution: Solution should be clear and not more intensley coloured than reference solution Y6.
Acidity or Alkalinity: Not more than 0.2 ml of 0.1 M sodium hydroxide or 0.1 M hydrochloric acid should require to change the colour of the indicator.
Halogenated compounds: Ionized chlorine: 200 ppm max.
Halogenated compounds: Total chlorine: 300 ppm max.
Loss on drying: 2.0% max.
Assay (on dried basis): 99.0% - 100.5%
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