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Benzoate ion. Computer model of a benzoate ion. Atoms are represented as spheres and are colour- coded; carbon (blue), hydrogen (gold) and oxygen (red). Benzoates are salts of benzoic acid. The sodium salt of benzoic acid (sodium benzoate) is used as an antiseptic and a food preservative.
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