Benzoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, monosodium salt
Benzoic acid, p-hydroxy-, sodium salt
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intravenous LD50: 1200mg/Kg; mouse oral LD50: 2200mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative, cleansing, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as antimicrobial agent, preservative.
Preservative in personal care products.
Use as antioxidant.
Use as dispersing agent.