Citric Acid

Being one of the more potent edible acids, citric acid is primarily employed as a flavor enhancer and preservative in the food and beverage industry, notably in soft drinks and confectionery. Citric acid also proves valuable for enhancing the performance of soaps and laundry detergents within the cleaning industry.

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2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid, 2 - Hydroxy - 1, 2, 3, - Propanetricarboxylic Acid, Citric Acid Anhydrous, E 330
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C6H807
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77-92-9

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192.123 g/mol
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153 °C
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310 °C
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155 °C
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1.66 g/cc
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White, Crystalline

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  • Buffer agent
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Cleaning products
  • Preservative
  • Flavouring agent
  • Oil and Gas
  • Textile handling
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetic products
  • Soaps and detergents
  • Dietary supplements

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  • Pharma
  • Energy Services
  • Cleaning
  • CASE & Construction
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Water Treatment
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Lubricants