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CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 8 40 MESH - DFI-521854

Published: 23/10/2019

Description

Formula(Molecular)C6H8O7.H2O
Molecular weight210.1
CAS No.5949-29-1
DescriptionWhite or almost white, crystalline powder, colourless crystals or granules. Odourless, has a strong acid taste. Effloresces in dry air. Very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol.
Appearance(of solution)Passes test
ApplicationsCitric acid is mainly used as acidulant, flavouring agent, preservative and antistaling agent in 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%
Water7.5% - 8.8%
Readily Carbonisable SubstancesPasses test
Sulphated ash(Residue on ignition)<=0.5%
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<=0.5 mg/kg, ppm
Particle size(8 - 40 mesh)0.425 - 2.360 mm

Microbiological

Bacterial Endotoxin<=5 mg/kg, ppm

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