Citric Acid Anhydrous Lab Features:
|Assay (C6H8O7; Anhydrous Basis)||99.5-100.5%|
|Oxalate||To Pass Test|
|Readily Carbonizable Substances||To Pass Test|
|Residue on Ignition||0.05%|
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More Information About Citric Acid
Citric acid appears as colorless, odorless crystals with an acid taste. Citric acid is denser than water. Citric acid is a weak organic acid that has the chemical formula C6H8O7. It occurs naturally in citrus fruits. 99% of citric acid is made via microbial fermentation. Only 1 percent is naturally derived from citrus fruit.
In biochemistry, it is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, which occurs in the metabolism of all aerobic organisms. Citric acid is an important metabolite in the pathway of all aerobic organisms. Citric acid protects the brain due to its antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties. Citric acid is linked to improved nutrient absorption, and has been tied to improved bone health.
Citric acid has a role as a food acidity regulator, a chelator, an antimicrobial agent and a fundamental metabolite. It is a conjugate acid of a citrate(1-) and a citrate anion. More than two million tons of citric acid are manufactured every year. It is used widely as an acidifier, as a flavoring and chelating agent. A citrate is a derivative of citric acid; that is, the salts, esters, and the polyatomic anion found in solution.
How Citric Acid Powder Is Used In Food And Drink Products In The USA
Because citric acid is one of the stronger edible acids, the dominant use of citric acid is as a flavoring and preservative in food and beverages, especially soft drinks and candies. In the United States the purity requirements for citric acid as a food additive are defined by the Food Chemicals Codex, which is published by the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP). Citric acid can be added to ice cream as an emulsifying agent to keep fats from separating, to caramel to prevent sucrose crystallization, or in recipes in place of fresh lemon juice. Citric acid is used with sodium bicarbonate in a wide range of effervescent formulae, both for ingestion (e.g., powders and tablets) and for personal care (e.g., bath salts, bath bombs, and cleaning of grease). Citric acid sold in a dry powdered form is commonly sold in markets and groceries as "sour salt", due to its physical resemblance to table salt. It has use in culinary applications, as an alternative to vinegar or lemon juice, where a pure acid is needed. Citric acid can be used in food coloring to balance the pH level of a normally basic dye.
Citric Acid Safety And Hazards
Citric Acid Anydrous has been verified to be of low concern based on experimental and modeled data. The EPA considers citric acid to be a safe chemical. Citric Acid Anydrous has been verified to be of low concern based on experimental and modeled data. Natural Citric Acid Powder is a safe ingredient for food, beverage, skin and cleaning products.
People who are extremely mold or yeast sensitive or allergic/sensitive to corn, beet, or cane sugar/starches may want to avoid citric acid since these items are used in the production of citric acid.
Citric Acid MSDS/SDS
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