Tri Potassium Citrate Monohydrate


    Transparent crystals or a white, granular powder, deliquescent when exposed to moist air (hygroscopic). Freely soluble in water and practically insoluble in alcohol

    Appearance of solutionConforms
    CAS No.6100-05-6
    E numberE332


    Assay99.0 to 100.5%
    Carbonisable substance
    Organic Volatile ImpuritiesConforms
    Potassium (K)35.6 to 36.2%
    Sodium (Na)Max 0.3 %
    Chloride (Cl)Max 15 mg/kg
    Sulphate (SO4)Max 100 mg/kg
    (Value- 5%)
    7.5 to 9.0
    Acidity or Alkalinity Conforms
    Heavy metals
    (as Pb)
    Max 5 mg/kg
    ArsenicMax 1 mg/kg
    Loss on drying4.0 to 6.0%
    LeadMax 0.5 mg/kg
    OxalatesMax 100 mg/kg
    MercuryMax 0.5 mg/kg

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    This specification has been last modified on Fri 8 October 2010 (195)

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