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Citric acid anhydrous

 

Product Name: Citric acid anhydrous
Product Characters: White Crystalline Powders, Colorless Crystals or Granules
Executive Standards: BP/USP/FCC/E330/GB1886.235-2016
Packaging: plastic woven bag, 25kg net composite paper-plastic bags or 3-ply kraft paper bags with PE liner,500kg or 1000kg net PP woven Jumbo bags
Storage: kept in a light-proof, well-colsed,dry and cool place
Main Usage: Citric Acid is mainly used as acidulant, flavoring agent, preservative and antistaling agent in food and beverage industry, it is also used as antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent in chemical, cosmetics and cleaning industries.

Quality Standards of Citric Acid Anhydrous

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BP USP FCC E 330 GB 1886.235-2016

Characters

/ White Crystalline Powders,Colorless Crystals or Granules.Odorless, has a strongly acid taste.
Identification
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Pass Test
Color & Clarity of Solution
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Pass Test
Pass Test
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Assay
% 99.5-100.5 99.5-100.5 99.5-100.5 ≥99.5% 99.5-100.5
Water
% ≤1.0 ≤1.0 ≤0.5 ≤0.5 ≤0.5
Readily Carbonisable Substances
/ Not Darker than Standard Not Darker than Standard A≤0.52,T≥30% Not Darker than Standard ≤1.0
Sulphated Ash
% ≤0.1 ≤0.1 ≤0.05 ≤0.05 ≤0.05
Chloride
ppm / / / / ≤50
Sulphate
ppm ≤150 ≤150 / / ≤100
Oxalate
ppm ≤360 ≤360 Pass Test ≤100 ≤100
Calcium
ppm / / / / ≤200
Arsenic
ppm / / / ≤1 ≤1
Lead
ppm / / ≤0.5 ≤0.5 ≤0.5
Aluminum
ppm ≤0.2 ≤0.2 / / /
Mercury
ppm / / / ≤1 /
Heavy Metals
ppm ≤10 ≤10 / / /
Bacterial Endotoxins
IU/mg <0.5 Pass Test / / /

 

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