is used in cosmetics and personal care products and it acts as a corrosion inhibitor, fragrance ingredient, and preservative. As a preservative, sodium benzoate is used mostly as an anti-fungal agent but has some effectiveness against bacteria.
Personal care, Hair care and cosmetics
Can be used in concentrations of 0.1-0.5%
It works well against mold, yeast and bacteria. It works well with chelating agents such as EDTA