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Sodium Benzoate – 300 g

Chemical formula: NaC7H5O2

Synonyms: Benzoate of soda

Amount: 300 g

Appearance and odour: white micro-crystalline powder without appreciable odour

Grade: technical

Packaging: professional wide necked, white HDPE bottle with blue conical seal cap and tamper ring. Labelled. Bottle and cap are UN approved and reusable.

Description and uses: this is the sodium salt of benzoic acid. It is highly soluble in water.

Dry distillation of sodium benzoate with sodium hydroxide (NaOH) or calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) yields benzene (C6H6).

It finds some applications in fireworks in so-called ‘whistle mix’.

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CAS: 532-32-1

Price: £6.39

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