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Food Ingredients Citric acid


Formula: C6H8O7 / C6H8O7·H2O                                     EINECS No.: 203-629-0                         

Molecular Weight: 192.14 / 210.14                                 

CAS NO.: 77-92-9/5949-29-1            

Appearance: White Crystalline Powders, Colorless Crystals or Granules             


Description:

Citric Acid is mainly used as flavoring agent, preservative and antistaling agent in food and beverage industry. Citric Acid also can be used as antioxidant, plasticizer, detergent in chemical, cosmetics and detergent industries. As a food additive, Citric Acid Anhydrous is an essential food ingredient in our food supply. 


Properties:

Citric Acid is mainly used as acidulant, flavoring agent, preservative and antistaling agent in food and beverage industry.
It is also used as antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent in chemical, cosmetics and cleaning industries.


Specification:

♦ Citric acid Anhydrous

Item

BP2013

USP36

FCC8

E330

GB/T 8269-2006

Content %

≥99.5

≥99.5

≥99.5

≥99.5

≥99.5

Water %

≤1.0

≤1.0

≤0.5

≤0.2

≤0.5

Calcium %

/

/

/

/

≤0.02

Iron %

/

/

/

≤0.0005

≤ 0.001

Chloride %

/

/

/

/

≤0.005

Sulphate %

≤0.015

≤0.015

/

≤0.015

≤0.01

Oxalate %

≤0.036

≤0.036

Pass Test

≤0.01

Pass test

Heavy metals %

≤0.001

≤0.001

/

≤0.0005

≤0.001

Lead ppm

/

/

≤0.5

≤ 0.5

≤0.5

Aluminium ppm

≤0.2

≤0.2

/

/

/

Arsenic %

/

/

/

≤0.0001

≤0.0001

Mercury %

/

/

/

≤0.0001

/

Sulphuric acid ash %

≤0.1

≤0.1

≤0.05

≤0.05

≤0.05

water-insoluble

/

/

/

/

/

Bacterial endotoxins IU/mg

≤0.5

Pass test

/

/

/


♦ Citric acid Monohydrate

Item

BP2013

USP36

FCC8

E330

GB/T 8269-2006

Content %

≥99.5

≥99.5

≥99.5

≥99.5

≥99.5

Water %

7.5-9.0

7.5-9.0

≤9.0

7.5-9.0

7.5-9.0

Calcium %

/

/

/

≤0.0075

≤0.02

Iron %

/

/

/

/

≤0.001

Chloride %

/

/

/

/

≤0.005

Sulphate %

≤0.015

≤0.015

/

≤0.015

≤0.015

Oxalate %

≤0.036

≤0.036

Pass Test

≤ 0.01

≤0.01

Heavy metals %

≤0.001

≤0.001

/

≤0.001

≤0.001

Lead ppm

/

/

≤0.5

≤0.5

≤0.5

Aluminium ppm

≤0.2

≤0.2

/

/

/

Arsenic %

/

/

/

≤0.0001

≤0.0001

Mercury %

/

/

/

≤0.0001

/

Sulphuric acid ash %

≤0.1

≤0.1

≤0.05

≤0.05

≤0.05

Water-insoluble

/

/

/

/

/

Bacterial endotoxins IU/mg

≤0.5

Pass test

/

/

/

Tridodecylamine mg/kg

/

/

≤0.1

/

/

Luminousness %

/

/

/

/

≥98


Package and Storage:

1. Net 25kg / Kraft bag, 25MT / 20'FCL
2. Net 25kg / Carton, 20MT / 20'FCL
3. Net 500kg or 1000kg PP woven Jumbo bags

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