Food Grade Sodium Citrate

colorless crystalloid or white crystal powder; odorless, cool and salty; slightly deliquescent in moist air; efflorescent in hot air; soluble in water but insoluble in Ethanol. It will decompose when heated and lose crystal water at 150℃.

In 25kg composite plastic woven/paper bag with PE liner.

Storage and transport:To be stored in a dry, ventilate and clean warehouse; Valid for two years.

In food industry, it is used as a flavor and stabilizer. In pharmaceutical industry, it is used as anticoagulant, reducer of phlegm and diuretic. In detergent industry, it can replace Sodium Tripolyphosphate to act as an auxiliary of non-phosphate detergent. Also it can be used in fermentation, injection, photographic chemicals and electroplation.

Commonly, we add this product according to the proportion of 0.2-0.5%.

It can be adjustable according to the actual situation.

Detailed Description

Food Grade Sodium Citrate
Molecular formula:Na3C6H5O7·2H2O
Molecular Weight:294.1
Quality standards:

Name of indexGB1886.25-2016BP2009FCC-VUSP32E 331 (iii)
AppearanceWhite or light yellow crystal or powderWhite or light yellow crystal or powderWhite or light yellow crystal or powderWhite or light yellow crystal or powderCrystalline white powder or colourless crystals
Content,%99.0-100.599.0-101.099.0-100.599.0-100.599.0(on the anhydrous basis)
Light transmittance,≥%95.0Pass test---
Heavy metal(AsPb) ,≤%-0.001-0.001-
Test for citrate ----Passes test
Test for sodium ----Passes test
PH(5 % aqueous solution)----7.5-9.0
Pb ,≤%0.0002-0.0002-0.0002
AS ,≤%0.0001---0.0001
Mercury ,≤%----0.0001
Moisture,%10.0-13.011.0-13.010.0-13.010.0-13.010.-13.0(180 °C, 18 hours)
Cl ,≤%0.0050.005---
Sulphate salt,≤%0.010.015---
Qxalate salt,≤%0.010.03--0.01(as oxalic acid, after drying)
Alkalinity,%Pass testPass testPass testPass test-
Readily carbonisable substances1.0Pass test---
Calcium salt≤%0.02----
water insolublePass test----
Pyrogens-Pass test---

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