IngreCare BS - Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate

Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate

Item #: 1059

Best available price $10.06/kg
IngreCare BS - jerrycan25KG
QTY in KG FOB price per KG 1)
50 $17.85
125 $14.44
225 $14.23
325 $11.55
425 $11.03
525 $10.21
800 $10.19
1,000 $10.17

Benefits IngreCare BS - Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate

  • Globally approved for rinse-off and leave-on
  • Suitable for natural and organic cosmetics
  • Based on food preservatives
  • Perfect match for mild personal care products
  • Very cost effective
  • Strong and full-range protection

Packaging Description

  • Jerrycans of 5 KG
  • Jerrycans of 10 KG. One large pallet is 96 jerrycans of 10 KG (960 KG). One 20ft container is 10 pallets (9.6 MT)
  • Jerrycans of 25 KG. One large pallet is 48 jerrycans of 25 KG (1200 KG). One 20ft container is 10 pallets (12 MT)
  • Jerrycans of 50 KG
  • Jerrycans of 125 KG


Available for shipment within 2 weeks

Product information IngreCare BS - Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate


Globally approved without restrictions for cosmetic applications, IngreCare BS provides a broad spectrum of antibacterial properties and high activity against yeasts and molds. Composed of nature-identical ingredients, IngreCare BS is suitable for natural and organic cosmetics and a wide variety of products with acid pH levels between 2 and 5.5. Soluble in water, glycerin and glycols (slightly soluble in alcohols), IngreCare BS is a balanced combination of sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate and is an increasingly popular preservative system.

It’s a liquid yellowish to brownish blend of Potassium Sorbate and Sodium Benzoate preservatives and water (respectively ~15%, ~30% and ~55%), with a shelf life of 18 months in original packaging. It should be stored in tightly closed containers at temperature below 25oC and kept away from direct sunlight and protected from frost. IngreCare BS is recommended to be used to protect especially aqueous systems and emulsions against microbial growth at concentrations of 0.2-1.0% in personal care formulations with low risk of bacterial contamination. Cosmetic products with higher risk of bacterial contamination may need a different minimum level and combination with other preservatives.
INCI Name Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate
Chemical Name Potassium (E, E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate; Sodium benzoate; Aqua
HS Code 2916.39
CAS Number 532-32-1; 24634-61-5; 7732-18-5
Product Form Liquid
Region of Origin European Union

Product Group Description

What is Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate – it’s a mild liquid preservative blend made up of Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate and Water.

Sodium Benzoate, with the formula C6H5COONa is the sodium salt of benzoic acid and is a well recognized food preservative. It’s produced by the neutralization of benzoic acid with sodium hydroxide. It also occurs naturally in many food stuffs, especially in fruits and sea food. As a preservative Sodium Benzoate is mainly used in acidic foods, personal care formulations with a pH between 2 and 5.5 and in pharmaceuticals.

Potassium Sorbate, with the formula CH3CH=CH-CH=CH-CO2K, is the potassium salt of sorbic acid and is produced by neutralizing potassium hydroxide with sorbic acid. Potassium Sorbate prevents yeasts and molds in in a wide variety of food from fruit juices, wine to cheese and yogurt. In addition, it’s used as preservative in personal care products.

Whereas Potassium Sorbate has anti-fungal properties, Sodium Benzoate stands for antibacterial and antifungal protection. The combination of both preservatives provides broad spectrum activity on bacteria and especially on moulds and yeasts. Apart from their use as food additives, Potassium Sorbate and Sodium Benzoate in cosmetics are among the few preservatives which have been approved by certifications such as Cosmos, Ecocert, ICEA, NaTrue, The Soil Association etc. This makes them suitable for a wide range of natural and organic cosmetic formulations. This mild preservative blend can be used in body care, decorative cosmetics, hair care and skin care products including baby care, sun and shaving personal care products.

Markets, applications & functions IngreCare BS - Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate

Product Functions Anti Gram-Negative, Anti Gram-Positive, Anti-mold, Anti-yeast, Preservative, Water soluble
Similar or equivalent to Rokonsal BS; Euxyl K712; Kem BS; Microcare SB; Where to buy Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate? There is a wide variety of chemical manufacturers and traditional distributors offering this preservative system. Online you find Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate on many websites, however only a few B2B web platforms offer a full B2C service model. Find and buy Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate online with IngreCore and make use of easy ordering, 24/7 service, transparent prices and comprehensive product information all under one roof.
Applications Body Lotions, Body Washes, Make-up Foundations, Hair Conditioners, Hair Lotions, Hair Mousses, Body Care Oils, Make-up Powders, Shampoos, Shaving Cream, Shower Gels, Skin/Sun Creams, Soaps, Skin Toners, Wet wipes
SubMarket Body Care, Decorative Cosmetics, Hair Care, Skin Care
Market Personal Care

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Transport Hazard Indication

Non Dangerous Goods

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