Citric Acid occurs as colorless, translucent crystals or as a white, granular to fine, crystalline powder. It is anhydrous or contains one molecule of water of hydration. It is odorless and has a strongly acid taste. One gram is soluble in about 0.5 mL of water, in about 2 mL of alcohol, and in about 30 mL of ether. Loss on Drying Anhydrous: Not more than 0.5%; Monohydrate: Not more than 8.8%.
- Sources: China
- Category: Sequestrant, dipersing agent, acidifier, flavoring agent
- Type: Citric Acid Monohydrate; Citric Acid Anhydrous
- Application: Citric acid monohydrate and anhydrous is mainly used as an acidulating, flavoring and preservative in food and beverages. It is also used as an antioxidant, plasticizer, detergent builder, and pharmacy.
- Documents & Halal Status: CoA, Specification, MSDS, Halal MUI, HACCP, ISO 22000:2005, FSSC 22000
- Citric Acid Monohydrate
- Citric Acid Anhydrate