Finar manufactures sodium benzoate food preservatives that appears as a white crystalline powder or granular powder form.
All products, including sodium benzoate food preservatives, are manufactured in Finar are prepared under the most stringent environmental, health and safety standards.
We comply with the highest quality standards and are FSSC 22000, ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO/IEC 17025:2017, and GMP certified company. Our products comply with FCC and JECFA food additive standards and HACCP guidelines.
CASR No: 532-32-1
Molecular Formula: C6H5COONa
Molecular Weight: 144.11
Quality and Regulatory Support
|Appearance / Description||White, granules or crystalline powder|
|Foreign material||Free from any foreign material residue|
|Solubility||Freely soluble in water, sparingly soluble in ethanol|
|Assay||Min 99.0% on the dried basis|
|Test for sodium||Passes Test|
|Test for benzoate||Passes Test|
|Loss on drying||1.5% (105 0C, 4 h)|
|Acidity or Alkalinity||Passes Test|
|Readily carbonizable substances||Passes Test|
|Chlorinated organic compounds||Passes Test|
|Readily oxidizable substances||Passes Test|
Storage and Handling
Store in a segregated and approved area which is cool and well-ventilated. Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use. Avoid all possible sources of ignition. Hygroscopic.
Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Wear suitable protective clothing. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep away from incompatibles such as oxidizing agents.