They also ferment readily, although a small percentage of preservative, such as benzoate of soda, will halt spoilage.
Her talk these days was of formaldehyde, benzoate of soda, and salicylic acid.
The use of benzoic acid (benzoate of soda) as a food preservative illustrates several phases of the controversy.
benzoate of potash results when chloride of benzoyle is treated with caustic potash.
It also appears that a benzoate is still present, though no longer mentioned in the formula.
Besides the hexamethylenamin, Uriseptin contains lithium and a benzoate.
benzoate ben·zo·ate (běn'zō-āt')
A salt or ester of benzoic acid.
A salt or ester of benzoic acid, having the general formula C6H5COOR, where R is an element or group that has replaced the hydrogen in the carboxyl group (COOH) of benzoic acid. In salts of benzoic acid, R is a metal, while in esters of benzoic acid, R is another radical, such as methyl.