Sodium benzoate has the chemical formula NaC7H5O2; it is a widely used food preservative, with E number E211. It is the sodium salt of benzoic acid and exists in this form when dissolved in water. It can be produced by reacting sodium hydroxide with benzoic acid.
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What can I say, it's a well assembled molecule? I use this as a preservative to make lube out of xanthan gum and glycerin and it gets the job done admirably. I wish it came in smaller lots though. 1 pound of this stuff is literally a lifetime supply for me.
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