Tri Potassium Citrate Crystalline Powder

    DESCRIPTION

    FormulaK3C6H5O7.H2O
    CharacteristicWhite crystals
    Appearance of solutionClear and colourless.
    ApplicationsBuffer agent, chelating agent, stabiliser.
    CAS No.6100-005-6
    Molecular weight324.4

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay
    (after drying)
    99.5 to 101.1% of K3C6H5O7
    IdentificationPasses test
    Particle size10 to 100mesh
    Carbonisable substanceNot deeper than standard.
    Organic Volatile ImpuritiesMeets requirements.
    Potassium (K)35.6 to 36.2%
    Sodium (Na)Max 0.3 %
    Chloride (Cl)Max 50 ppm
    Sulphate (SO4)Max 150 ppm
    pH7.5 to 9.0
    Acidity or Alkalinity Passes test.
    Heavy metalsMax 5 ppm
    ArsenicMax 1 ppm
    Loss on drying3.0 to 6.0
    LeadMax 1 ppm
    OxalatesMax 100 ppm
    MercuryMax 1 ppm
    Iron (Fe)Max 5 mg/kg
    StorageStore in cool, dry place in well-closed containers.
    Packaging25kg net paper bag, 25mts/20'FCL without pallets; 22 mts/20'FCL with pallets.


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    This specification has been last modified on Thu 22 September 2011 (698)

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