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.
|Molar Weight||294.11 g/mol|
|Melting Point||> 300 °C|
Synonyms: Citric Acid Trisodium Salt, E 331, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Citrate Anhydrous, Trisodium Citrate, Trisodium Citrate Anhydrous
Chemical Formula: Na3C6H5O7
CAS Number: 68-04-2