Preservatives: Organic acids & sodium benzoate

One of the classes of preservatives we use in our products is the organic acids, their salts and esters. This group includes benzoic acid, carbamates (like iodopropyl butylcarbamate), and variations on salicylic acid and sorbic acid.The organic acids have moderate bacterial activity and great fungicidal activity. The acids have low water solubility, which is why…

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