Citric Acid (Monohydrate) is a natural acid commonly used as a food additive. It has a sour taste and is often used for preserving food, adding flavor, or adjusting the acidity in recipes. With its versatile properties and wide range of applications, this product is a must-have for any food industry expert.
Other Names: 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid monohydrate
CAS Number: 5949-29-1
Chemical Formula: C₆H₈O₇ · H₂O
Average Molar Mass: Approximately 210.14 g/mol
Density: Approximately 1.66 g/cm³
Appearance: Colorless to white crystalline powder
Applications and Uses:
Widely used in the food and beverage industry as an acidulant and flavoring agent.
Applied in the pharmaceutical industry for certain formulations.
Utilized in the cosmetic industry for skincare products.
Plays a role in the cleaning industry as a chelating agent.
Used in the production of effervescent tablets and powders.
Employed in the textile industry for dyeing processes.
Functions as a sequestering agent in the water treatment industry.
Storage and Handling Guidelines:
Store in a cool, dry place.
Protect from moisture and humidity.
Keep containers tightly closed.
Avoid contact with incompatible materials.
Generally regarded as safe for intended use.
Avoid inhalation of dust.
Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
In case of contact, rinse thoroughly with water.
Follow established safety protocols and guidelines.
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