Synonyms: 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid, anhydrous
Chemical formula: S6N8O7
International name: Citric acid (anhydrouse)
CAS No: 77-92-9 (Anhydrous)
Appearance: white crystalline powder
Packing: bags of 25 kg
Storage: Store in a dry, well-ventilated area
Citric acid anhydrous (S6N8O7) - Small-white crystalline powder. Unlike the monohydrate, in its crystalline lattice of water molecules have only citric acid, and so it is called anhydrous. Also in the presence of citric acid monohydrate.
Anhydrous citric acid is widely used in the food and pharmaceutical industries, as preservatives, spices, as well as in cosmetics.
• anhydrous citric acid is used as an acidulant in the manufacture of "effervescent" vitamin preparations, analgesic tablets and powders containing no water formulations.
• an ideal acidulant in the manufacture of those products, where the presence of water, even in crystalline form may harm the consumer as a finished product, such as "dry" beverage, food preservatives, certain candies, etc.
• As a natural food acid, anhydrous citric acid (E 330) is widely used in carbonated and non-carbonated, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, protects products from the corrupting influence of being in them traces of heavy metals.
• Excellent taste properties of lemon acid make it an ideal component in the preparation of confectionery, candy, ice cream, jams, jellies, fruit and berry preserves.
• Citric acid is a component of many cosmetic preparations: elixirs, lotions, creams, shampoos, hair fixatives, etc.
• Citric acid refines tobacco, tying his volatile base used in winemaking and leather industry. When she takes the lead poisoning lead to harder to digest connection.
• On the formation of complexes of citric acid and iron compounds based rinsing it with a solution steam circuit in power reactors, heat exchangers and other equipment.