Benzoic Acid in Sodium Benzoate

Upper yield:
84.74

Units:
Percent

Routes Of administration:
Oral


Chemical Substance - Benzoic Acid

NHPID name:
Benzoic Acid

Reference:
MI

Proper name(s):
Benzenecarboxylic acid

Common name(s):
Benzoic acid

Category:
Approved Chemical Name

Schedule 1:
Isolate

CAS registry number:
65-85-0


Source material:

Source ingredients:



Toxicity restriction

Upper limit:
5.0

Units:
Milligrams/kilogram body weight/day

Detail:
Acceptable daily intake up to 5 mg/kg bw/day.

Reference:
WHO_JECFA


Roles

Medicinal

Rationale:

Classified as an NHP under Schedule 1, item 2 (an isolate) of the Natural Health Products Regulations.

Reference:  NNHPD

Non-medicinal

Purposes:
Flavour Enhancer , Fragrance Ingredient , Preservative Antimicrobial
Restrictions:

General

Route Of administration:
Topical

Detail:
For topical use, up to 5%.

Reference:
CIR