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Sodium benzoate(532-32-1)

Sodium benzoate(532-32-1)
Product IdentificationBack to Contents
【Product Name】

Sodium benzoate

Benzoic acid, sodium salt


【Molecular Weight】



【RTECS Class】

Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector


【Beilstein Reference】

Physical and Chemical PropertiesBack to Contents

White granules or colorless crystalline powder, odorless.
【Solubility in water】

660 g/L (20 C)
【Melting Point】

410 - 430

1.44 g/cm3 (20 C)

Food preservative, antiseptic, medicine, tobacco, pharmaceutical preparations, intermediate for manufacture of dyes, rust and mildew inhibitor.
【Vapor Density】

First Aid MeasuresBack to Contents

If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.

Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.

Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.

Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
Handling and StorageBack to Contents

Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.

Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Hazards IdentificationBack to Contents

Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation. May cause digestive tract disturbances. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.

May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.

May cause skin irritation.

May cause eye irritation. Dust may cause mechanical irritation.
【EC Safety Phrase】

S 22 24/25
Exposure Controls/Personal ProtectionBack to Contents
【Personal Protection】

Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.

Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
【Poison Class】

Fire Fighting MeasuresBack to Contents
【Flash Point】


> 500
【Fire Fighting】

Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.
【Fire Potential】

Material is not flammable but is combustible and will burn in fire conditions.
Accidental Release MeasuresBack to Contents
【Small spills/leaks】

Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stability and ReactivityBack to Contents

Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions. Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.

Strong oxidizing agents.

Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, sodium oxide.
Transport InformationBack to Contents
【HS Code】

2916 31 00
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