Kalama® Sodium benzoate is a highly effective preservative. It is widely used for preserving foods, beverages (especially diet soft drinks), pharmaceuticals, toiletries, adhesives, pastes, polishes, cleaners, and emulsions. Common food uses include fruit juices and fruit salads, jellies, salad dressings, and sauces. It is also used to preserve low alcohol (< 15%) beverages as well as non-alcoholic beer. Kalama® Sodium benzoate is an FDA GRAS food additive, approved for use as an antimicrobial agent, and as a flavoring agent and adjuvant (21 CFR § 184.1733). It also has applications in the industrial sector where it is used as a corrosion inhibitor in automotive cooling systems and in paper and wrapping materials.
|Production Facility||Kalama, USA|
|European Pharmacopoeia / British Pharmacopoeia||Passes Required Tests|
|EEC E-211||Passes Required Tests|
|NF / FCC||Passes Required Tests|
|Assay||99.0%-101.0% of C7H5NaO2, calculated on the anhydrous basis(NF/FCC)|