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 is a tablet, capsule and injectable lubricant used in the pharmaceutical formulations.
|Appearance||white or almost white, crystalline powder|
|Assay||%||99,0 – 100,5|
|Acidity or alkalinity||complies|
|Loss on drying (105°C)||%||max. 2|
|-for total chlorine||ppm||max. 300|
|Heavy metals||ppm||max. 10|
|Total aerobic microbial count||cfu/g||max. 100|
|Total yeasts and moulds count||cfu/g||max. 50|
|E.coli||cfu/g||absent in 1g|
|Pseudomonas aeruginosa||cfu/g||absent in 1g|
|Staphylococcus aureus||cfu/g||absent in 1g|
|Salmonella||cfu/g||absent in 25g|
|Bacterial endotoxin||IU/g||max. 2,5|
Shelf Life/Retest Date: Sodium Benzoate powder can be kept for at least 2 years if stored under recommended conditions.
Pack Sizes: 5 Kg