Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, monopotassium salt
Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, potassium salt (1:1)
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C7H5KO3
Molecular Weight: 176.21
Appearance: white powder.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antiseptic, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as preservative. eg: personal care products, household cleaning products.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.