The preliminary synthetic grape essence mixture was prepared by adding 100 [micro]L (100 mg for benzoic
acid) aliquots of 9 of the 10 aforementioned chemicals into 100 mL of 10% Tween 85 (Sigma-Aldrich, Inc.
Cranberries bring benzoic
acid to the table, a compound shown to slow the growth of some cancers.
Glyceryl tribenzoate and pentaerythrityl tetrabenzoate, and neopentyl glycol dibenzoate are typical of the benzoic
Committee members reached the same conclusion regarding sunscreen ingredient benzoic
Also bad for asthma and eczema in children are benzoic
acid and benzoate (E210-E219), found in soft drinks.
Perioral Contact Urticaria from sorbic and benzoic
acid in salad dressings.
Used infrequently today, and only by prescription, the mixture contains about one percent morphine, with other ingredients including benzoic
acid, camphor and anise oil.
The compounds selected were salicylic acid (soluble in water, insoluble in octane), benzoic
acid (dissolves in water as well as in octane), and stearic acid (insoluble in water, soluble in octane).
Excessive quantities of the preservatives sorbic acid and benzoic
acid were also found in two of the tested products.
In the medical literature, propylene glycol, sorbic acid, and benzoic
acid have all been reported as triggering a sting reaction in vulnerable patients.
The ingredients thought to be responsible for triggering oral Crohn's Disease are the preservative benzoic
acid and cinnamonaldehyde, a flavour-enhancing agent also found in processed foods and chocolate.
A blend of atropine, hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, phenyl salicylate and benzoic
acid (Urised[R]) may inhibit the growth of organisms in the urine and reduce bladder spasms that cause frequency, urgency, and nighttime trips to the bathroom.