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What Is Potassium Benzoate?

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author image Chad Bjorklund
Chris Bjorklund has been writing professionally since 2004 and has been primarily featured in peer-reviewed scientific journals such as "Nucleic Acids Research" and "Biochemistry." He has also been anonymously published as a content freelancer for several websites. He completed his doctoral degree in biochemistry at Washington State University in 2006.

Potassium benzoate (PB), also known as benzoic acid (reference 2), is a food preservative often used as a substitute for Sodium benzoate in diabetic and low-sodium foods (reference 1).

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