General Information: Sodium Benzoate is a preservative used in acidic foods such as salad dressings, carbonated drinks, jams, pickles, and condiments. It is also used in medicines and cosmetics. It is known for being bacteriostatic and fungistatic under acidic conditions. Sodium Benzoate has the E number E211.
- Preserves food, medicines, and cosmetics
- Works best under acidic conditions
- Has the E number E211
- Can be used in fireworks as fuel
Additional Description: Sodium Benzoate can also be used as a fuel in whistle mix for fireworks, which emits a whistling noise when ignited. However, caution should be taken as the fuel is sensitive to impact and there is a high danger of explosion when the motor is pressed.
|Maximum level allowed in food:||0.1%|
|Recommended usage:||Start with lower amounts and gradually increase if necessary|
|Cautions and Warnings:||Caution: Sodium Benzoate fuel used in fireworks is sensitive to impact and can cause explosions when pressed. Use with extreme caution.|