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Citric acid Anhydrous
Jun 08, 2018

Chemical Name:Citric acid Anhydrous

CAS No.77-92-9

EINECS No.201-069-1

Identified use(s):                        Used as a sour agent, buffering agent and antioxidant in the food industry; a
                                                  correctant in pharmaceutical industry; used in detergents, buffering and
                                                  chelating, sizing and as a sequestrant.
Uses advised against                No uses advised against


Precautions for safe handling : Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use only in well-ventilated areas. Do not
breathe vapours/dust

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities Storage:Keep locked up or in an area accessible only to qualified staff.Store in tightly closed original container in a dry, cool and well ventilated
place. Keep in original container.
Incompatible materials Strong oxidising substances, strong alkalis.


Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance Solid, crystalline
Colour White
Odour Odourless
pH (Value) 1.7 (100g/l)
Melting Point Approx.153 °C at 1,013 hPa
Boiling point/b oiling range (°C): Decomposes before boiling

Flash Point (°C) Not known
Flammability Non flammable
Density 1.665 g/cm3 at 20°C
Solubility (Water) 590 g/L at 20°C
Solubility (Other) Soluble in alcohol
Partition Coefficient (Log Kow: -n-
-0.2 to -1.8
Decomposition Temperature (°C) Not known
Explosive properties Not explosive
Oxidising properties Not oxidising

Other information:The fraction below 100 μm = 84.1%; the D50 of the fraction below 100 μm
Granulometry= at 31.99 μm.
Dissociation constant:pKa: 3.13, 4.76 and 6.4 at 25°C

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