Sujata Nutri Pharma is one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of Sodium benzoate CAS no. 532-32-1.
Sodium benzoate is the sodium salt of benzoic acid. On dissolution in water it affords weakly basic solution. It has anti-corrosive properties.Its determination in fruit juices, sodas, soy sauce, ketchup, peanut butter, cream cheese and other foods by HPLC method has been proposed. It is a Food and Drug Administration-approved nontoxic drug. It can be obtained via acid-base reaction between benzoic acid and sodium bicarbonate/sodium hydroxide solution.
Sodium benzoate may be used in the preparation of various heavy metal benzoates.
In the food industry, sodium benzoate prevents spoilage from harmful yeasts, bacteria, and moulds.
It is used as a preservative in soft drinks to accelerate the acid flavor and as a preservative to extend the shelf life. It is used to protect the taste and as an antimicrobial agent.
Like food and beverage products, cosmetics and personal care products also need preservatives to prevent the growth of bacteria and have anti-corrosive properties.