from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A salt or ester of benzoic acid.

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  • n. Any salt or ester of benzoic acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt formed by the union of benzoic acid with any salifiable base.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of benzoic acid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any salt or ester of benzoic acid


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  • For example, the pesticide emamectin benzoate, which is used to treat sea lice, is 'very toxic to aquatic organisms' and "may cause long-term adverse effects in the environment," according to the manufacturer's safety data.

  • Benzoate 4-monooxygenase 1 Nomenclature EC number Systematic name benzoate, NADPH: oxygen oxidoreductase (4-hydroxylating) Recommended name benzoate

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  • Benzoate 1,2-dioxygenase 1 Nomenclature EC number Systematic name benzoate, NADH: oxygen oxidoreductase (1,2-hydroxylating, decarboxylating) Recommended name benzoate 1,2-dioxygenase Synonyms EC (formerly) benzoate dioxygenase benzoate hydroxylase benzoic hydroxylase oxygenase, benzoate 1,2-di - CAS registry number 9059-18-1 2

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  • Some allergy-friendly stores may carry sprays that contain benzo benzoate, which is a chemical that cuts down dust mite populations.


  • They also ferment readily, although a small percentage of preservative, such as benzoate of soda, will halt spoilage. [

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  • Sodium benzoate is a preservative found in soft drinks, and it's been linked to the phantom triad of allergies, asthma and eczema.

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  • The additives assessed in the study included sodium benzoate, sunset yellow, carmoisine, ponceau 4R, tartrazine, quinoline yellow and allura red.

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  • If your child seems cranky, irritable, bossy, or just plain unhappy after eating any of the myriad foods that contain colorings, preservatives like sodium benzoate, or other additives, consider changing your shopping habits.

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  • However, according to Dr. Furton, the dog should be trained to react to a relatively large presence of methyl benzoate, to protect against the possibility of a false alert to what is merely some incidental presence of drug residue.

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  • The upshot: If a dog is properly trained to react just to methyl benzoate, "there is a high likelihood" that at least some of the money had recent contact with drugs, said Dr. Kenneth Furton, a professor of forensic chemistry at Florida International University and a prominent researcher in the field.

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