Sodium Benzoate Food Preservative

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.

Sodium Benzoate


  • Preservative

Applications of Sodium Benzoate

  • Snacks
  • Beverages
  • Convenience Foods

General Information

CASR No: 532-32-1

EC-No.: 208-534-8

Molecular Formula: C6H5COONa

Molecular Weight: 144.11

Pack Sizes

  • 5 Kg, 25 Kg, 35 Kg, and 200 Kg

Quality and Regulatory Support

  • FSSAI license
  • FSSC 22000 Certification
  • GMP and ISO Certification
  • EXCiPACT Certification
  • Vendor questionnaire and site audit
  • Regulatory queries
  • Kosher Certification
  • Non-GMO Certification
  • Gluten-free Certification
  • Halal Certification

Product Specifications - Sodium Benzoate

Particulars Limit
Appearance / Description White, granules or crystalline powder
Colour White
Odour Odourless
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
Lead(Pb) 2 ppm

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.

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