Project Description

Product Name Sodium benzoate
CAS No. 532-32-1
Molecular Formula: C7H5NaO2
Einecs 208-534-8
Synonyms Benzoate of soda; Benzoate sodium; Benzoic acid sodium salt; Sodium benzoic acid; Benzoic acid, sodium salt (1:1); Sodium benzoate
All Items Description
APPEARANCE free flowing white powder
SOLUBILITY H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
ODOR wh. gran. or cryst. powd., odorless, sweetish astringent taste
STABILITY Stable, but may be moisture senstive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, alkalis, mineral acids.



Sodium benzoate, also known as benzoic acid sodium, odorless or with slight smell of benzoin, and tastes sweet astringency. Stable in air, can absorb moisture in open air. It’s naturally found in blueberry, apple, plum, cranberry, prunes, cinnamon and cloves, with weaker antiseptic performance than benzoic acid.


Sodium benzoate is a preservative. It is bacteriostatic and fungistatic under acidic conditions. It is used most prevalently in acidic foods such as salad dressings (vinegar), carbonated drinks (carbonic acid), jams and fruit juices (citric acid), pickles (vinegar), and condiments. It is also found in alcohol-based mouthwash and silver polish.It can also be found in cough syrups like Robitussin.Sodium benzoate is declared on a product label as sodium benzoate. It is also used in fireworks as a fuel in whistle mix, a powder which emits a whistling noise when compressed into a tube and ignited.


Sodium benzoate is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional Sodium benzoate supplier and manufacturer, Pandachem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting Sodium benzoate from China for many years, please be assured to buy Sodium benzoate at Pandachem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us via, we will reply you within 1 working day.