Citric Acid Anhydrous Reagent Grade

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77-92-9
C6H8O7
192.13
Description

Citric Acid, also known as 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid, has the chemical formula C6H8O7 or CH2COOH-C(OH)COOH-CH2COOH. It appears as colorless, odorless crystals with an acid taste. It is very soluble in Water, Ethanol, and Ether at ambient conditions. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and fumes. Chemicals in the Reagent Grade category have high purity and are best suited for analytical purposes. They're useful in research investigations as they produce consistent, trustworthy, and repeatable findings. In the United States of America (USA), Lab Alley is selling its high-quality Citric Acid, Anhydrous, Reagent Grade online at laballey.com.

Specifications
Citric Acid Anhydrous Reagent Features:

Assay Min 99.5%
Insoluble Matter 0.005%
Residue After Ignition 0.02%
Chloride 0.001%
Oxalate To Pass Test (limit about 0.05%)
Phosphate 0.001%
Sulfur Compounds 0.002%
Iron 3 ppm
Lead 2 ppm
Substances Carbonizable by hot Sulfuric Acid (Tartrates, etc.) To Pass Test
Applications
Common Uses
  • Reagent
  • Chemical precursor
  • Antimicrobial agent
Commercial/Industrial Applications
  • Synthesis of dyes, varnishes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Food acidity regulator
  • Preservative
  • Acidulant in beverages, confectionary
Safety and Handling

Please contact us to request a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Certificate of Analysis (COA) for Citric Acid Anhydrous Reagent.

Spec/SDS
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