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Compound Summary for: CID 23661960

Benzoic Acid

Also known as: POTASSIUM BENZOATE; 582-25-2; Benzoic acid, potassium salt; UNII-763YQN2K7K; Benzoic acid potassium salt; potassium;benzoate
Molecular Formula: C7H5KO2   Molecular Weight: 160.2117   InChIKey: XAEFZNCEHLXOMS-UHFFFAOYSA-M
A fungistatic compound that is widely used as a food preservative. It is conjugated to GLYCINE in the liver and excreted as hippuric acid.   From: MeSH
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