Sodium benzoate is the sodium salt of benzoic acid, widely used as a food preservative and pickling agent. A white crystalline chemical with the formula C 6 H 5 COONa, it has an E number of E211 . It can be produced by reacting sodium hydroxide with benzoic acid .
Methyl benzoate is an organic compound. It is an ester with the chemical formula C 6 H 5 CO 2 CH 3. It is a colorless liquid that is poorly soluble in water, but miscible with organic solvents. Methyl benzoate has a pleasant smell, strongly reminiscent of the fruit of the feijoa tree, and it is used in perfumery.
Sodium benzoate is an organic sodium salt resulting from the replacement of the proton from the carboxy group of benzoic acid by a sodium ion.It has a role as an antimicrobial food preservative, a drug allergen, an EC 126.96.36.199 (arachidonate 15-lipoxygenase) inhibitor, an EC 188.8.131.52 (triacylglycerol lipase) inhibitor, an algal metabolite, a human xenobiotic metabolite and a plant metabolite.
Sodium benzoate is a substance which has the chemical formula NaC 7 H 5 O 2. It is a widely used food preservative , with an E number of E211 . It is the sodium salt of benzoic acid and exists in this form when dissolved in water.