Citric Acid Monohydrate (CAS 5949-29-1)

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Citric Acid Monohydrate (CAS 5949-29-1)

Citric Acid Monohydrate is a tricarboxylic acid found in citrus fruits. Citric acid is used as an excipient in pharmaceutical preparations due to its antioxidant properties. It maintains stability of active ingredients and is used as a preservative. It is also used as an acidulant to control pH and acts as an anticoagulant by chelating calcium in blood.

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Industries: Household chemicals, Cosmetic industry, Adhesives, oils, greases, Horticulture, Pharmaceutical industry, Food industry , Feed industry
Composition: Products A-Z, Acids
CAS number: 5949-29-1
WE number: 611-842-9
Chemical formula: C6H8O7·H2O
Molar mass: 210,14 g/mol
Customs tariff code: 29181400

Other physical properties

pH: 1,7 (100 g/l)
Melting / freezing point: 153°C (1013 hPa)
Relative density: 1,665 g/cm3 (20°C)
Solubility in water: 590 g/l (20°C)

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