Citric Acid
  • Chemical Formula : C6H8O7
  • CAS No. : 77-92-9
  • Molecular Weight : 192.12
  • Appearance : white crystal powder
  • H.S. CODE/HS : 29181400
  • Prodcution Capacity : 100000 MT

Citric acid is mainly used in fields of food, medicine, chemical industry, wash, tobacco, etc. It is::

ITEM UNIT BP98 E330 USP24 FCC IV ENTERPRISE SPECIFICATION
CHARACTERISTICS   COLORLESS
OR WHITE
COLORLESS
OR WHITE
COLORLESS
OR WHITE
COLORLESS
OR WHITE
COLORLESS OR WHITE CRYSTAL
IDENTIFICATION TEST   PASS THE
TEST
PASS THE
TEST
PASS THE
TEST
PASS THE
TEST
PASS THE TEST
CLARITY & COLOUR
OF SOLUTION
  20% WATER
SOLUTION
CLARITY
20% WATER
SOLUTION
CLARITY
20% WATER
SOLUTION
CLARITY
20% WATER
SOLUTION
CLARITY
20% WATER SOLUTION CLARITY
ASSAY % 99.5-101.0 99.5-101.0 99.5-100.5 99.5-100.5 99.5-100.5
MOISTURE % ≤0.5 ≤0.5 ≤0.5 ≤0.5 <0.15
SULPHATED ASH % ≤0.5 ≤0.05 ≤0.05 ≤0.05 ≤0.05
SULPHATE ppm     PASS THE TEST PASS THE TEST <30
OXALATE ppm ≤100 ≤100 PASS THE TEST PASS THE TEST <80
CALCIUM ppm       PASS THE TEST <30
HEAVY METALS ppm ≤5 ≤5 ≤5 ≤5 <3
IRON ppm         <2
CHLORIDE ppm         <15
READILY CARBUR
ETED SUBSTANCE
  STANDARD
COLOUR
STANDARD
COLOUR
STANDARD
COLOUR
STANDARD
COLOUR
LESS THAN STANDARD COLOUR
BARIUM           PASS THE TEST
BACTERIAL
ENDOTOXIN
IU/mg         <0.5
ALUMINIUM ppm ≤1 ≤1 ≤3   <0.2
ARSENIC ppm ≤1 ≤1   ≤3 <0.5
MERCURY ppm ≤1 ≤1     <0.1
LEAD ppm       ≤0.5 <0.5
ORGANIC VOLATILE
IMPURITY
        PASS THE TEST PASS THE TEST
TRIDODECYLAMINE ppm       ≤0.1 <0.1
U.V. RADIATION
ABSORPTION VALUE
        PASS THE TEST PASS THE TEST

Citric Acid Monohydrate Specification:

ITEM UNIT BP98 E330 USP24 FCC IV ENTERPRISE SPECIFICATION
CHARACTERISTICS   COLORLESS
OR WHITE
COLORLESS
OR WHITE
COLORLESS
OR WHITE
COLORLESS
OR WHITE
COLORLESS OR WHITE CRYSTAL
IDENTIFICATION TEST   PASS THE
TEST
PASS THE
TEST
PASS THE
TEST
PASS THE
TEST
PASS THE TEST
CLARITY & COLOUR
OF SOLUTION
  20% WATER
SOLUTION
CLARITY
20% WATER
SOLUTION
CLARITY
20% WATER
SOLUTION
CLARITY
20% WATER
SOLUTION
CLARITY
20% WATER SOLUTION CLARITY
ASSAY % 99.5-101.0 99.5-101.0 99.5-100.5 99.5-100.5 ≧99.50
MOISTURE % 7.5-9.0 ≤8.8 ≤8.8   7.5-9.0
SULPHATED ASH % ≤0.1 ≤0.05 ≤0.05 ≤0.05 ≤0.1
SULPHATE ppm ≤150   PASS THE TEST PASS THE TEST ≤150
OXALATE ppm ≤350 ≤100 PASS THE TEST PASS THE TEST ≤350
CALCIUM ppm ≤200     PASS THE TEST ≤200
HEAVY METALS ppm ≤10 ≤5 ≤5 ≤5 ≤10
IRON ppm ≤50       ≤50
CHLORIDE ppm ≤50       ≤50
READILY CARBUR
ETED SUBSTANCE
  STANDARD
COLOUR
STANDARD
COLOUR
STANDARD
COLOUR
STANDARD
COLOUR
STANDARD COLOUR
BARIUM   PASS THE
TEST
      PASS THE TEST
BACTERIAL
ENDOTOXIN
IU/mg ≤0.5        
ALUMINIUM ppm ≤0.2 ≤1 ≤3    
ARSENIC ppm   ≤1   ≤3  
MERCURY ppm   ≤1      
LEAD ppm       ≤0.5  
ORGANIC VOLATILE
IMPURITY
        PASS THE TEST  
TRIDODECYLAMINE ppm       ≤0.1  
U.V. RADIATION
ABSORPTION VALUE
        PASS THE TEST  

Citric Acid Anhydrous Application:

    • Citric acid is mainly used in fields of food, medicine, chemical industry, wash, tobacco, etc. It is mainly used as acidulating, flavoring and preservative in foods; it is mainly used as antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent in chemical industry.
    • Kept in a light-proof, well-closed, dry and cool place..

Citric Acid Monohydrate Application:

    • Citric acid is mainly used in fields of food, medicine, chemical industry, wash, tobacco, etc. It is mainly used as acidulating, flavoring and preservative in foods; it is mainly used as antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent in chemical industry.
    • Kept in a light-proof, well-closed, dry and cool place.

Citric Acid Anhydrous And Citric Acid Monohydrate Packing:

  • No Package rpm.