|benzoate of soda|
|another name for sodium benzoate|
|Also called: benzoate of soda a white crystalline soluble compound used as an antibacterial and antifungal agent in preserving food (E211), as an antiseptic, and in making dyes and pharmaceuticals. Formula: (C6H5COO)Na|
sodium benzoate n.
The sodium salt of benzoic acid, used as a food preservative, an antiseptic, and in the production of pharmaceuticals.