||1. Weigh out sodium benzoate powder.
2. QS to final volume with sterile water.
3. Stir well until dissolved.
4. Transfer to final container and label.
||Wear mask and gloves when handling sodium benzoate.
A shorter expiry date was assigned for this recipe than in the reference, based on pharmacy experience (see Storage/Expiry and Reference Section).
|| Amber Glass Bottle
||Store at Room Temperature
|Storage/Expiry:||Room Temperature: 2 months (sealed). 30 days (once opened) |
|Last Date Revised:
||Preserved Water (Water with Sodium Benzoate) 0.1% recipe (last updated Oct 2007).
Assigned a stability of 6 months at room temperature (sealed) and 30 days at room temperature (once opened).
SickKids Compounding Service [online recipes]. Toronto, ON: The Hospital for Sick Children. c1999 – [current date]. Available from: http://www.sickkids.ca/Pharmacy/Compounding-Service/index.html