Usage and dosage of sodium benzoate
There are many antimicrobial agents around us. For example, sodium benzoate is widely known. Its antibacterial effectiveness depends on the PH value of food, and it can be used as a food preservative in many industries. The specific usage and dosage require further attention. Read on.Our company Bailin Group manufacture and supply food-grade Sodium benzoate for domestic and export, with high quality.welcome old and new customers inquiry.
1. Reference dosage:
Sodium benzoate is an acidic preservative with good antiseptic effect in acidic environment. It is a very commonly used food preservative. It has the effect of preventing deterioration and sourness and prolonging the shelf life. It is widely used in countries all over the world. However, in recent years, concerns about its toxicity have restricted its application. Some countries have stopped the production of sodium benzoate and have restricted its use. The general dosage of sodium benzoate is 0.1 to 0.25g, and the molecular weight is 144 and 11.
2. The reference usage is as follows:
In neutral or slightly acidic pharmaceutical preparations, sodium benzoate can be used at a concentration of 0.5%. Sodium benzoate is about 0.34g/100ml at room temperature.
1. It has a strong antiseptic effect in slightly acidic solution.
2. Used in the food industry for margarine, table oil, olive jam, jelly, pineapple thick juice, etc., the dosage is 1.2g/kg. If mixed preservatives are used, calculated as sodium benzoate, the dosage is 1.0g/kg
3. The antibacterial and preservative effect of 1.18g of sodium benzoate is equivalent to that of 1.0g of benzoic acid.
Since sodium benzoate can play a role in the free state in foods, it has a better effect in strong acid foods. Sodium benzoate is generally used in carbonated beverages, soy sauce, sauces, preserves and fruit and vegetable drinks. It is often used to preserve high-acid fruits, jams, beverage syrups and other acidic foods. It can be used in combination with low-temperature sterilization.
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