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Citric Acid is an odorless, white crystalline powder or granular particles which dissolve readily in water. Citric Acid occurs widely in plants and animals as a common intermediate metabolite of the Krebs (Citric Acid) cycle in virtually all organisms. It is the acid responsible for the characteristic tartness of citrus and many other fruits. Formerly Citric Acid was extracted from lemon juice, but today it is obtained by microbial fermentation of a carbohydrate such as glucose syrup using a selected strain of micro-organism.

Common Applications:

  • Food and beverage
  • Detergents and cleaners
  • Metal working
  • Bath Bombs

End Use Industries:

  • Food and beverage manufacturers
  • Detergent and HIC production
  • Industrial applications for cleaning metal
More Information
SKU 16140969
Weight (lbs) 50
Package Type Bag
Availability In Stock
Synonyms 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, monohydrate; Citric Acid Anhydrous
Color White
Odor Odourless
pH 2 - 2.5 (as aqueous solution)
Freezing Point 98 - 153 °C (208 - 307 °F)
Relative Density 1.665Reference substance: (water = 1)
Auto-ignition Temperature 1,010 °C
CAS 77-92-9
Chemical Form Solid

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