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CITRIC ACID ANHYDROUS CRYSTALS 12 40 MESH - DFI-183531

Published: 30/10/2019

Description

CharacteristicWhite or almost white, crystalline powder, colourless crystals or granules. Odourless, has a strong acid taste. Very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol.
Appearance of solutionPasses Test
ApplicationsCitric Acid is mainly used as acidulant, flavouring agent, preservative and anti-staling, agent in the food and beverage industry. It is also used as antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent in chemical, cosmetics and cleaning industries.
StorageStore in tightly closed original container in a dry, cool, well-ventilated place.
Shelf life36 Months
Country of ManufactureChina

Specification

IdentificationPasses Test
Assay99.5% - 100.5%
Water<=0.5%
Readily Carbonisable SubstancesPasses test
Sulphated ash(Residue on Ignition)<=0.05%
Sulfate<=50 mg/kg, ppm
Oxalate<=50 mg/kg, ppm
Aluminium<=0.2 mg/kg, ppm
Lead<=0.1 mg/kg, ppm
Arsenic<=0.1 mg/kg, ppm
Mercury<=0.1 mg/kg, ppm
Heavy metals<= 5 mg/kg, ppm
Chloride (Cl)<= 5 mg/kg, ppm
Packaging25kg net 3-ply kraft paper bags.
Particle size(30 -100 mesh)0.150 - 0.600 mm
Particle size(12 - 40 mesh)0.425 -+ 1.700 mm

Microbiological

Bacterial Endotoxin<0.5 IU/mg

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