Citric Acid

  • Min.Order Quantity: 1000KGS
  • Supply Ability: 10000 MTs per Month
  • Port: Main Port of China
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    Critric acid is made from starch by advanced biological technology. It is a white crystalline powder.It can exist either in anhydrous(water-free) from or monohydrate. The anhydrous from crystallizes from hot water, whereas the monohydrate forms when citric acid is crystallized form cold water. When heated  above 175′C, it decomposes through the loss of carbon dioxide and water.


      Anhy Mono
    According to BP98 BP98
    Tests Specifications Specifications
    Characteristics White crystals Colourless crystals or
    white crystalline powder,
    Solubility   Conforming with test
    clarity and colour of solution Conforming with test Conforming with test
    Assay 99.5%-101% 99.5%-101%
    Water 1% Max 7.5%-9%
    Sulfate 150ppm Max 150ppm Max
    Readily carbonisable substances Conforming with test Not deeper than specifications
    Barium Conforming with test Conforming with test
    Calcium 200ppm Max 200ppm Max
    Lead(PB) 0.5ppm Max 1ppm Max
    Heavy metals   10ppm Max
    Iron 50ppm Max 50ppm Max
    Chloride 50ppm Max 50ppm Max
    Oxalate 100ppm Max 350ppm Max
    Aluminum 0.2ppm Max 0.2ppm Max
    Bacterial endotoxins 0.5 I.U./mg Max 0.5 I.U./mg Max
    Arsenic 3ppm Max 1ppm Max
    Mercury 1ppm Max 1ppm Max
    Sulfated ash 0.05% Max 0.05% Max 
    Tridodecylamine 0.1ppm Max 0.1ppm Max 
    Arganic volatile impurities Conforming with test Conforming with test 


    It is used as sour agent and preservative in food industry, preparation of citrate in pharmaceutical industry it also can be used as detergent in ordinary industry.

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