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Sodium Benzoate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sodium Benzoate
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.223.100.120.500
D02.455.426.559.389.127.117.500
Unique ID
D020160
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020160
Scope Note
The sodium salt of BENZOIC ACID. It is used as an antifungal preservative in pharmaceutical preparations and foods. It may also be used as a test for liver function.
Pharm Action
Antifungal Agents
Food Preservatives
Registry Number
OJ245FE5EU
Related Numbers
532-32-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzoic acid, sodium salt
Previous Indexing
Benzoates (1980-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99; SODIUM BENZOATE was indexed under BENZOATES 1980-98
History Note
99; for SODIUM BENZOATE use BENZOIC ACID (NM) 1980-98
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Benzoates
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Sodium Benzoate Preferred
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