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Citric acid monohydrate

 

Product Name: Citric acid monohydrate
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-closed, 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 Monohydrate

Item

Unit

BP

USP
FCC
E 330
GB 1886.235-2016

Characters

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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

%

   7.5~9.0

7.5~9.0

≤8.8

≤8.8

7.5~9.0
Readily Carbonisable Substances
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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

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≤50
Sulphate

ppm

≤150

≤150

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≤150
Oxalate
ppm
≤360
≤360
Pass Test
≤100
≤100
Calcium

ppm

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≤200
Arsenic

ppm

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≤1
≤1.0
Lead

ppm

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≤0.5

≤0.5

≤0.5
Aluminum

ppm

≤0.2

≤0.2

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Mercury
ppm

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≤1
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Heavy Metals

ppm

≤10

≤10

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Bacterial Endotoxins
IU/mg
<0.5
Pass Test
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