SODIUM BENZOATE

General Information


Chemical Names: SODIUM BENZOATE; SODIUM SALT OF BENZENECARBOXYLIC ACID ; SODIUM SALT OF PHENYLCARBOXYLIC ACID
CAS number: 532-32-1
INS: 211
Functional Class:
  • Food Additives
    • PRESERVATIVE

Evaluations


Evaluation year: 1996
ADI: 0-5 mg/kg bw
Comments: The 1996 group ADI of 0-5 mg/kg bw for benzoic acid, the benzoate salts (calcium, potassium and sodium), benzaldehyde, benzyl acetate, benzyl alcohol and benzyl benzoate, expressed as benzoic acid equivalents, was maintained at the fifty-seventh meeting (2001).
Intake: See BENZOATES
Meeting: 46
Specs Code: R
Report: TRS 909-JECFA 57/73 (2001)
Tox Monograph: FAS 37-JECFA 46/29
Specification: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 12/FNP 52 Add. 12/68 (METALS LIMITS) (2004). R; FAO JECFA Monographs 1 vol.3/309
Previous Years: 1996, TRS 868-JECFA 46/41, COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 4/FNP 52 Add.4/129. 0-5 mg/kg bw (GROUP ADI FOR BENZOIC ACID, THE BENZOATE SALTS (CALCIUM, POTASSIUM AND SODIUM), BENZALDEHYDE, BENZYL ALCOHOL AND BENZYL BENZOATE, EXPRESSED AS BENZOIC ACID EQUIVALENTS). FU.