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Citric Acid (Mono / Anhydrous)

Citric Acid (Mono / Anhydrous)

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Citric Acid (Mono / Anhydrous)

 CAS No.

77-92-9

 CHEMICAL NAME

2-Hydroxy-1, 2,3-Propanetricarboxylic Acid, anhydrous

MOLECULAR FORMULA

C6H8O7

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

192.13

Parameters

Specification

Description

Free flowing, translucent white crystal/granules,
Practically odorless, slightly hygroscopic, tart Acidic taste.

Specific Gravity

1.665

Melting Point

153oC

PH (0.1 N solution)

2.2

Solubility at 25oC

162 gm/100 ml water

 

59 gm/100 ml alcohol

 

0.75 gm / 100 ml ether

Identification

Positive for Citrates

Assay

99.5% to 100.5%

Water (Anhydrous Basis)

Max 0.5%

Residue on Ignition

Max 0.05%

Oxalate

Meets USP / FCC test

Sulphate

Meets USP test

Arsenic

Max 1 ppm

Heavy Metals (as Pb)

Max 5 ppm

Mercury

Max 1 ppm

Readily Carbonizable Substance

Meets USP/FCC test

Packing

25 Kgs. Bag.