Citric Acid Monohydrate

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Citric acid is a weakorganic acid. It is a natural preservative conservative and is also used to add an acidic, or sour, taste to foods and soft drinks. In biochemistry, the conjugate base of citric acid, citrate, is important as an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, and therefore occurs in the metabolism of virtually all living things.

It is Colorless or white crystalline powder and mainly used as an acidulant, flavorant and preservative preservative in foods and beverages. It is also used as an antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent, builder.

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.

ITEMS STANDARD
Appearance Colorless crystals or white crystalline powders
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

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