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Sodium Benzoate, Granular

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    Sodium Benzoate

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Sodium benzoate is a preservative added to some foods and personal care products to prolong shelf life. Sodium benzoate is considered Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) by the FDA and as a result is used as a preservative in foods. It is particularly effective in acidic foods such as soda, pickles, jelly, salad dressing, and condiments. In personal care products, it is commonly found in hair products, baby wipes, toothpaste, and mouthwash. It is also used in some over-the-counter medications like cough syrup.

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