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CITRIC ACID ANHYDROUS FINE GRANULAR 51N - DFI-209218

Published:07/10/2016

Description

DescriptionCitric Acid consists of colourless crystals or a white, granular o fine powder, practically odourless, with a strong acid taste
Chemical name2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid
Synonymscitric acid
CAS No.77-92-9
EINECS No.201-0690-1
E numberE330
FormulaC6H8O7
AppearanceColourless crystals or white, granular to fine powder
IdentityCorresponds
Shelf life36 Months
StorageCitric Acid Anhydrous may be stored for 36 months from the date of manufacture in the unopened original container. A relative humidity of 50% and a temperature range of 10-30°C are the most suitable conditions for storage.

Specification

Water(K.Fischer) Max:0.2%
Extraneous Matterpasses test
Heavy metals Max:1ppm
Arsenic Max:1ppm
Lead Max:0.5ppm
Mercury Max:1ppm
Copper Max:1ppm
Zinc Max:1ppm
Iron (Fe) Max:1ppm
Barium Max:1ppm
Calcium (Ca) Max:10ppm
Magnesium (Mg) Max:1ppm
Aluminium Max:0.2ppm
Chloride (Cl) Max:5ppm
Sulphate Max:30ppm
Oxalate Max:10ppm
Readily Carbonisable SubstancesPasses test
Related SubstancesPasses test
Sulphated ashMeets USP requirements
Organic Volatile ImpuritiesMeets USP requirements
TridodecylamineMeets FCC requirements
Polycyclic Aromatic HydrocarbonMeets JP requirements
Colour(500 g/L, T at 405 nm, 1cm) Min:98%
Assay(On anhydrous substance)99.8 to 100.2%
Mesh Size(On No. 30 (595 μm)) Max:5%
Mesh Size(Through No.100 (149 μm)) Max:5%
SolubilityCitric Acid Anhydrous is very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol and sparingly soluble in ether
Country of originBelgium