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Item # 1162, Sodium Benzoate



INCI Name: Sodium Benzoate

CAS Numbers: 532-32-1

Description:

Sodium Benzoate has the chemical formula NaC7H5O2; it is a widely used food preservative, with E number E211. It is the sodium salt of benzoic acid and exists in this form when dissolved in water. It can be produced by reacting sodium hydroxide with benzoic acid. Sodium Benzoate is also used as a preservative in medicines and cosmetics.






Applications
Sodium Benzoate is used in shampoos, body wash products, conditioners, moisturizers, anti-aging products, mouthwash products, hair color and bleaching products, soaps, creams, styling gels, lotions, toothpastes, exfoliants, scrubs, hair sprays, sunscreens, astringents, baby wipes, foundations, mascaras, nail polishes, foams, eye shadows, detanglers, bronzers, highlighters, after shaves, depilatory products, lubricants, spermicides, antiperspirants, deodorants, lighteners, damaged skin treatment products, lip balms, breath fresheners, hand sanitizers, and powders.



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