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Citric Acid

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Citric Acid Anhydrous is the water-free form of the commonly known Citric Acid. This ingredient is odorless and colorless and exists in a crystalline form as a solid. Produced naturally and synthetically, Citric Acid in anhydrous and other forms serves an essential purpose in human functions. 

 

Application:

Mainly used in the food , beverage trade as the sour flavour agent, flavoring agent, antiseptic as well as antistaling agent

1. In the food industry,Citric acid monohydrate uses as the drinks sour flavour agent. Mainly used in various kinds of cold drinks and for such foods production as soda, candy, biscuit, can, jam, fruit juice ,etc., also can be used as greases antioxidant; 

2. In medical industry,Citric acid monohydrate is the raw materials of a lot of pharmaceuticals, such as the citric acid piperazine(lumbricide ), ferric ammonium citrate (blood tonic ), sodium citrate (blood transfusion pharmaceutical). In addition, citric acid also is used as the acidifier in many pharmaceuticals; 

3. In the chemical industry, the ester of citric acid can use as the Acidity regulators to make the plastic film of food packing ; 

4. In other respects, such as used in industry and civil detergent as the auxiliary agent for making nuisance free detergent; Used in the concrete as the retarder; also been widely used in electroplating, leather industry, printing ink, blue print industry,etc.

 

Specification:

NO

Index items

Standard value

Test Results

1

Appearance 

Colorless or white crystal

Meets the requirement 

2

Assay

99.5~101.0%

99.92%

3

Moisture

7.5~9.0%

8.71%

4

Sulphated Ash

0.1%max

0.01%

5

Sulphate

150ppmmax

150ppmmax

6

Oxalic acid

100ppmmax

100ppmmax

7

Heavy Metals

5ppmmax

5ppmmax

8

Readily Carbonisable Substance

Pass test

Pass test

9

Bacterial Endotoxin

0.5IU/mgmax

0.5IU/mgmax

10

Aluminium

0.2ppmmax

0.2ppmmax

11

Lead

0.2ppmmax

0.2ppmmax

12

As

1ppmmax

1ppmmax

13

Mercury

1ppmmax

1ppmmax

Conclusion

Complies with requirements

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