Sodium Citrate

The term sodium citrate is most commonly used to refer to trisodium citrate. However, it can also refer to other sodium salts from citrate — such as disodium citrate and monosodium citrate. It is also known by its IUPAC name as trisodium 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate, and it has the chemical formula Na3C6H5O7 and the assigned CAS Number 68-04-2. Other names for sodium citrate include citric acid, trisodium salt, and 1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid.

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Citric Acid Trisodium Salt, E 331, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Citrate Anhydrous, Trisodium Citrate, Trisodium Citrate Anhydrous
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Na3C6H5O7
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68-04-2

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294.11 g/mol
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> 300 °C
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Decomposes
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1.7 g/cc
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White, Granular

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  • Beverage processing
  • Food additive
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  • Flavouring agent
  • Acidifying agent
  • Pharmaceuticals
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  • Beauty products
  • Primers, fillers and undercoats
  • Anti-ageing products
  • Emulsifying agent

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  • Food & Nutrition
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