Kalama® Sodium benzoate is a highly effective preservative. It is widely used for preserving foods, beverages (especially diet so”drinks), pharmaceuticals, toiletries, adhesives, pastes, polishes, cleaners, and emulsions. Common food uses include fruit juices and fruit salads, jellies, saladdressings, and sauces. It is also used to preserve low alcohol (< 15%) beverages as well as non-alcoholic beer. Kalama® Sodium benzoate is an FDA GRASfood additive, approved for use as an antimicrobial agent, and as a flavoring agent and adjuvant (21 CFR § 184.1733). It also has applications in theindustrial sector where it is used as a corrosion inhibitor in automotive cooling systems and in paper and wrapping materials.