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Citric acid monohydrate
Published:2010-6-3 14:38:13     Hits: ( 3531 )

Product Name:

Citric acid monohydrate

Product Characters: White Crystalline Powders, Colorless Crystals or Granules
Executive Standards: BP2009/USP32/FCC6/E330/GB1987-2007
Packaging: 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 2009

USP 32
FCC 6
E 330
GB1987-2007

Characters

White Crystalline Powders,Colorless Crystals or Granules
Identification
Pass Test
Color & Clarity of Solution
Pass Test
Pass Test
/
Pass Test
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Assay

%

99.5-100.5

99.5-100.5

Water

%

   7.5-9.0

7.5-9.0

  ≤8.8

7.5-8.8

7.5-9.0
Light Transmittance
%

/

/
/
/
≥95
Calcium

ppm

/

/
/
≤75
≤200
Iron

ppm

/

/

/

≤5

≤5
Arsenic

ppm

/

/

/

≤1

≤1
Mercury
ppm
/
/
/
≤1
/
Heavy Metals

ppm

    ≤10

≤10
/
≤5
/
Oxalate

ppm

≤360

≤360

Pass Test
≤100
≤100
Chloride

ppm

/

/

/

/

≤50
Sulphate

ppm

≤150

≤150

/

≤150
≤150
Readily Carbonisable Substances

Not Darker than Standard

Not Darker than Standard
Pass Test
Pass Test
≤1.0
Sulphated Ash

%

≤0.1

≤0.1

≤0.05

≤0.05

≤0.05
Volatile Organic Impurities
/
/
Pass Test
Tridodecylamine
mg/kg
/
/
≤0.1
Lead

ppm

/

/

≤0.5
≤0.5
≤0.5
Aluminum

ppm

≤0.2

≤0.2

/
/
/
Bacterial Endotoxins

IU/mg

<0.5

Pass Test

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/
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Water Insoluble Substances
/
/
/
/

Filtration time not more than 1 min;

Filter membrane basically doesn't change color;

Visual mottled particles not more than 3.

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