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CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE FINE GRANULAR - DFI-490821

Published:07/03/2019

Description

AppearanceColourless crystals or a white, granular to fine powder, practically odourless, with a strong acid taste.
OdourOdourless
Appearance of solutionMeets EP requirements (Visual test)
StorageStore in the un opened original container
Shelf life36 Months
CAS No.5949-29-1
EINECS No.201-069-1
E numberE330
Molecular FormulaC6H8O7.H2O
Country of originBelgium
Chemical name2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid monohydrate

Specification

IdentificationMeets Requirements
Water8.1 to 8.7%
Extraneous MatterPasses Test
Colour(500 g/L, T at 405 nm, 1cm)98 to 100%
Readily Carbonisable SubstancesMeets requirements
Heavy metals Max:1ppm
Arsenic Max:1ppm
Lead Max:0.5ppm
Mercury Max:1ppm
Molecular Mass210.14 g/mol
Clarity & Colour of SolutionMeets USP Requirements
Barium Max:1ppm
Copper Max:1ppm
Zinc Max:1ppm
Iron (Fe) Max:1ppm
Calcium (Ca) Max:10ppm
Magnesium (Mg) Max:1ppm
Aluminium Max:0.2ppm
Chloride (Cl) Max:5ppm
Sulphate Max:30ppm
Oxalates Max:10ppm
Sulphated ashMeets FCC Requirements. Max 0.05% on 4g
Assay99.8 to 100.5%
SolubilityCitric Acid Monohydrate is very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol and sparingly soluble in ether
Mesh Size(On 20 mesh (850μm)) Max:5%
Mesh Size(through 100 mesh (150μm)) Max:5%

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