Final report on the safety assessment of Benzyl Alcohol, Benzoic Acid, and Sodium Benzoate.

@article{Nair2001FinalRO,
  title={Final report on the safety assessment of Benzyl Alcohol, Benzoic Acid, and Sodium Benzoate.},
  author={Bindu Nair},
  journal={International journal of toxicology},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 Suppl 3},
  pages={23-50}
}
  • Bindu Nair
  • Published 2001 in International journal of toxicology
Benzyl Alcohol is an aromatic alcohol used in a wide variety of cosmetic formulations as a fragrance component, preservative, solvent, and viscosity-decreasing agent. Benzoic Acid is an aromatic acid used in a wide variety of cosmetics as a pH adjuster and preservative. Sodium Benzoate is the sodium salt of Benzoic Acid used as a preservative, also in a wide range of cosmetic product types. Benzyl Alcohol is metabolized to Benzoic Acid, which reacts with glycine and excreted as hippuric acid in… CONTINUE READING

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