Benzoic Acid (C7H6O2) USP, Food Grade

Size: 3 oz
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Benzoic acid is derived from Gum Benzoin, is a colorless crystalline solid.

Commonly used antimicrobial preservative in food and beverages, especially in carbonated beverages, and in a wide range of acidic products against fungi, fermentation, growth of mold, yeast and some bacteria.

They are not very effective in products with a pH above 5 (slightly acidic or neutral).

Typical levels of use for benzoic acid as a preservative in food are between 0.05–0.1%.

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