Sodium benzoate is a white or colorless crystalline powder. It is a widely used food preservative, E211. It is the sodium salt of Benzoic Acid and exists in this form when dissolved in water. It is used as a preservative in personal care applications and as a corrosion inhibitor in automotive and other antifreeze products.
|Molar Weight||144.11 g/mol|
Synonyms: Sodium Benzoate, Benzoate of Soda, Benzoic Acid, Sodium Salt, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Salt of Benzoic Acid
Chemical Formula: C7H5NaO2
CAS Number: 532-32-1