Citric Acid Monohydrate
Citric acid monohydrate occurs as colorless crystals or as white, crystalline powder with a strongly acidic taste. It is efflorescent in dry air, very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol (96%) and sparingly soluble in ether.
|Appearance||Colorless or white crystals or powder, odorless and tastes sour.|
|Light Transmittance (%)||≥ 95.0|
|Readily Carbonisablle Substance||≤ 1.0|
|Sulphated Ash (%)||≤ 0.05|
|Chloride (%)||≤ 0.005|
|Sulphate (%)||≤ 0.015|
|Oxalate (%)||≤ 0.01|
|Calcium (%)||≤ 0.02|
|Iron (mg/kg)||≤ 5|
|Arsenic (mg/kg)||≤ 1|
|Water Insoluble Substances||
Filtration time not more than 1 min;
Filter membrane basically doesn't change color;
Visual mottled particles not more than 3.
Citric Acid is mainly used as acidulant,flavoring agent, preservative and anti staling agent in food and beverage industry.it is also used as antioxidant,plasticizer and detergent in chemical,cosmetics and cleaning industries.
25kg net composite paper-plastic bags or 3-ply kraft paper bags with PE liner
5.Storage and Transportation
kept in a light-proof,well-closed,dry and cool place.