Citric Acid Anhydrous I.P.

Citric acid is a weak organic acid commonly used in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry. Anhydrous form of Citric Acid is a dry, powdered formulation, derived by removing the water molecules.

Citrate or citric acid is often used to adjust pH, to add sour flavor to foods and beverages, used as natural preservative  and also used in detergents, cleaners etc. it is useful in fluxes for galvanizing, soldering & tinning..

It has a shelf life of 3 Years.

Pack Size – 25 Kgs

Packing  Type – Bag Packing

Specifications:

TESTS

SPECIFICATION

Description

Colorless crystals or a white powder: slightly hygroscopic in moist air.

Appearance of Solution

Solution is clear and more intensly coloured than reference solution YS7, BYS7 or GYS7

Identification
A) By IR
B) Citrates
C) Acidity

A) Dry the substance to be examined at
105° C for 2 hr.
B) Passes Test
C) Passes Test

Arsenic

NMT 1 ppm

Barium

Opalescence produced is less in test than
standard

Calcium

NMT 200 ppm

Heavy Metal

NMT 10 ppm

Iron

NMT 10 ppm

Chloride

NMT 10 ppm

Sulphate

NMT 150 ppm

Oxalic Acid

Pink colour produced in test is less than
standard.

Readily Carbonisable
substance

Colour produced is not more intense than
that of a mixture of 0.1 ml. of CCS and 9.0
ml. of FCS

Sulphated Ash

NMT 0.1%

Water

NMT 0.5%

Assay

99.5% - 100.5%