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TRI SODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE CRYSTAL - DFI-290924

Published:01/08/2016

Description

EC Number200-675-3
FormulaC6H5Na3O72H2O
CAS No.6132-04-3
E numberE331
CharacteristicWhite, granular crystals or a white, crystalline powder; slightly deliquescent in moist air, freely soluble in water, practically insoluble in ethanol (96%)
OdourTypical, practically odourless
Appearance of solutionClear and colourless
Shelf life36 Months
StorageTrisodium citrate may be stored for at least 3 years in original or tightly closed containers. Prolonged storage at temperatures higher than 30°C and/or humidity higher than 70% should be avoided in order to prevent caking

Specification

IdentificationConforms
Acidity or AlkalinityConforms
pH(5% solution)7.5 - 9.0
Readily Carbonisable SubstancesConforms
Chloride (Cl) Max:50mg/kg
Oxalic Acid Max:100mg/kg
Sulphate Max:100mg/kg
TartrateConforms
Heavy metals Max:5mg/kg
Arsenic Max:1mg/kg
Lead Max:0.5mg/kg
Mercury Max:0.5mg/kg
Loss on drying11 to 13%
Assay99 to 100.5%
PackagingJungbunzlauer trisodium citrate dihydrate is available in 25Kg net PE bags, or in 1000 kg net big bags with inner PE lining