Citric Acid

Citric Acid Citric acid is a weak organic tricarboxylic acid having the chemical formula C6H8O7. It occurs naturally in citrus fruits. In biochemistry, it is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, which occurs in the metabolism of all aerobic organisms. Introduction Appearance:White...

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Citric Acid

Citric acid is a weak organic tricarboxylic acid having the chemical formula C6H8O7. It occurs naturally in citrus fruits. In biochemistry, it is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, which occurs in the metabolism of all aerobic organisms.

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Introduction

Appearance:White crystalline powder

Molecular formula: C6H8O7

Molecular weight: 192.14

CAS No.: 77-92-9              

HS No.: 29181400.00

FEMA No.: 2306

EINECS No.:201-069-1

Function : Acidifiers, flavoring agents and preservatives

 

Technical Specification

Citric Acid Anhydrous

Citric Acid

Anhydrous 

Appearance

White crystals or crystalline powder

Identification

Conforms

Clarity and color of Solution

Conforms

Assay

99.5 - 101.0%

Chloride(Cl)

50 ppm max

Sulfate(SO42-)

150 ppm max

Loss on drying

1% max

Heavy metals(Pb)

10 ppm max

Barium

Conforms

Iron

50 ppm max

Calcium

200 ppm max

Oxalate

350 ppm max

Sulfated ash

0.10% max

Readily carbonisable substances

Conforms


Citric Acid Monohydrate

Citric Acid

Monohydrate 

Description

Colorless crystals or white crystalline powders

Clarity & Clolor of Solution

20% water solution clarifying

Assay

99.5%-100.5%

Moisture

7.5-8.8

Sulphated Ash

≤ 0.05%

Light Transmittance

≥97.0%

Sulpahte

≤150ppm

Chloride

≤50ppm

Calcium

≤75ppm

Heavy Metal

≤5ppm

Iron

≤5ppm

Oxalate

≤100ppm

Readily Carbonizable

Not darker than standard

Aluminium

≤0.2ppm

Arsenic

≤1ppm

Mercury

≤1ppm

Lead

≤0.5ppm

Endotoxin of Germ

≤0.5IU/Mg

Tridodecylamine

≤0.1ppm

 

Application

Acidulant, flavorant and preservative in foods and beverages.It is also used as an antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent, builder.



Packing

25kg with double plastic container inside/Fiber drum outside.


Storage and Transportation

Kept in a light-proof,well-colsed,dry and cool place


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