Sodium Benzoate can be combined with other antimicrobials such as Potassium Sorbate for broad sprectrum activity - keeping in mind to reduce the overall pH of the finished product.
Sodium Benzoate can also be used with Leucidal Liquid, Cosmocil CQ or other antimicrobials.
INCI Name: Sodium Benzoate
Recommended Rate of Usage: 0.1% - 2.0%
-Appearance: Free Flowing, white powder
-Stability: Very stable over time in closed container
-Solubility: Water soluble
-0.5% in distilled water = pH 7.0-8.0
-Effective when used in products with pH 4.5 or less
-Compounding procedures: May be added to water phase with heat or can be added at cool-down. When added at cool-down, it will be helpful to make a solution to ensure proper incorporation.
-All formulations will vary and must be tested to accurately determine microbial efficacy.
Size0.75 ounce - $4.75, 12 ounce - $10.00, 5 pound - $35.00