Used with care
Sodium benzoate is a preservative commonly used in acidic foods such as salad dressings, carbonated drinks, jams and fruit juices; as well as in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
EWG score: The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
1 - 3 (depends on usage)