Citric Acid

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Ammonia CAS 7664-41-7

Citric acid paramete

CAS No.: CAS 77-92-9
MF: C6H8O7
FEMA No.: 77-92-9
Type: Sweeteners, Sweeteners
Model Number: 77-92-9
Name: Citric acid
MP: 153-159 °C(lit.)
FP: 100
Other Names: Citric acid
EINECS No.: 77-92-9
Place of Origin: CN;SHN
Brand Name: Lookchemical
CAS No: 77-92-9
Density: 1.542
BP: 309.6at 760 mmHg
Refractive index: 1.493~1.509

What is Citric Acid?

Citric acid has a moderate as well as rejuvenating sour preference, as well as is safe as well as non-toxic. It is among the most commonly made use of organic acids in the areas of food, medicine, and chemical industry.

It is colorless transparent or transparent crystal, or granular powder. Odorless, with a solid sour preference, yet pleasurable, with a minor aftertaste. Gradually weathers in cozy air, slightly deliquescent in moist air.

As a knowledgeable citric acid producer as well as provider, Look Chemical is devoted to supplying you with excellent quality citric acid Advanced item assembly line to make sure the security of supply.

Natural as well as artificial citric acid.

Natural citric acid is commonly spread in nature as well as is consisted of in the bones, muscular tissues and likewise blood of plants such as lemons, citrus, pineapples in addition to various other fruits and pets.

Synthetic citric acid is gotten by fermenting sugar-containing compounds such as sugar, molasses, starch, and additionally grapes.


Name Citric acid
Appearance Colourless or White crystalline powder
Chemical formula C6H8O7
CAS No. 77-92-9
EINECS No. 201-069-1
Molecular weight 192.1
Model number BP98/E330/USP24/FCC
Packing In 25KG composite paper-plastic bags
Item Standard
Assay, % 99.5-100.5
Purity, % -
Calcium, ppm 200 Max
Heavy metals, ppm 5 Max
Iron, ppm 50 Max
Barium Pass
Bacterial endotoxin, IU/mg 0.5 Max
Aluminium, ppm

0.2 Max


Citric acid is mostly made use of as a sour representative for food, and also is also used in the preparation of pharmaceutical cooling agents, additives for detergents, etc. The details application areas are as follows:

For the Food Industry

Anhydrous citric acid is referred to as the initial edible acidulant. In the food industry, it is widely used as acidulant, solubilizer, buffer, antioxidant, deodorant, chelating agent, and so on. Its specific usages are also countless to mention.

1. Beverage Sector

The usage of citric acid in the drink industry accounts for 75% to 80% of the overall production of citric acid. Citric acid is just one of the all-natural parts of fruit juice, which not only passes on fruit taste but also has the functions of solubilization, buffering, anti-oxidation, and so on, and also can likewise raise the anti-microbial chemical impact.

As a result, it is widely used to formulate various fruit-type sodas. With the continual enhancement of people's living requirements, the need for different drinks has actually enhanced dramatically. It can be forecasted that the consumption of citric acid in the drink industry will certainly increase substantially in the future.

2. Jam Production

Jams and also Jelly Citric acid acts likewise in jams and also jellies as it carries out in beverages, generally to change the pH of the product as well as convey a sour preference to the item. The pH should be gotten used to a really slim range that is optimal for pectin coagulation.

In jam production, it can improve the flavor and protect against the defects of sucrose taking shape out of sand.

3. Sweet Manufacturing

Sweet Citric acid is contributed to candy to increase the sour preference and also protect against the oxidation of various elements as well as the precipitation of sucrose formation.

Citric acid can adjust the sour preference and boost the gel stamina in the production of pectin fudge. Anhydrous citric acid is used in chewing periodontal and powdered foods.

4. Icy Food

Icy food citric acid has the features of chelation and also pH modification, which can strengthen the effect of anti-oxidants and also suspend enzymes, and can extra dependably make sure the stability of frozen food.

Citric acid, alone or in mix with erythorbic acid, helps prolong the rack life of icy fish and also shellfish by suspending enzymes and also chelating trace aspects that can cause fish spoilage and also shellfish perishing.

Industrial Application:

1. Purify Steels

Steel Filtration The citric acid-based metal purification formula can effectively get rid of oxides developed on the surface area of ferrous and non-ferrous steels. As a weak organic acid, it can cause slight damage to steel surface layers.

However, as a metal ion chelator it accelerates the movement of steel oxides.

Citric acid is a high-efficiency chelating cleaner. It is effective for calcium, magnesium, iron, chromium, copper and various other dust. It is commonly made use of in the cleaning of different metal surfaces. After washing, the wastewater can be biodegraded without contaminating the environment.

2. Detergent

Detergent Salt citrate boosts stain removal efficiency. It can speed up biodegradation in lots of home cleaning agent items, and also can be made use of as a substitute for phosphate. It is extensively used in cleaning powder and also detergents. Sodium citrate and aluminosilicate with each other enhance the cleaning impact of detergents Really efficient.

In non-synthetic cleaning agent options, citric acid is likewise made use of in warm water removal rug cleansers, bubble bathrooms, and also textile softeners due to its buffering result as well as capacity to chelate trace metals.

3. Chelating Agents

In order to remove some excess components such as copper, zinc, manganese, and also chromium in the soil, citric acid is normally made use of to chelate these elements.

4. Mineral Mining

Making use of citric acid in minerals and also pigments has dispersing buildings that decrease the viscosity of some essential raw slurries. Treatment with citric acid can regulate clay swelling as well as make the slurry raw dish less complicated to carry.

Citric acid additionally minimizes precipitation of the concentrated raw meal of titanium dioxide, making it easier to take care of and also move wholesale. Citric acid is also used in low-size sizing, paint and textile stock treatment and as a dispersant for titanium dioxide.

Citric Acid Manufacturers & Suppliers

We have been committed to producing high-quality citric acid for many years and master the production process of the product. If you're looking to find the best citric acid manufacturer, Look Chemical has you covered.

In addition to regular citric acid and citric acid monohydrate, but your market needs other specifications, please contact us, we will customize the production for you.

High-quality products and favorable prices will reduce the cost of your purchases.

Efficient and professional service allows you to save more time. If you have any questions about the product after receiving the goods, please contact our service personnel, and we will provide you with a solution in the shortest possible time.

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2. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

3. Route of synthesis (ROS)

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5. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

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7. Free Sample

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* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.

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*Product has any problem can return.


Q1: Do you accept sample order?
A:  We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we'll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.
Q2:  What is our advantage?
A : The series of natural extracted product are all self-developed, produced and tested. Mature production technology, strict cost control, and perfect quality assurance system, ensure the product stability and competitive price.
Q3: What’s your MOQ?
A :  Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.
Q4: Do you supply product report?
A : Yes. We'll give you product analysis report before shipping.
 Q5: Is there a discount?
A :  Different quantity has different discount.
Q6: Can we visit your factory?
A :  Yes. Welcome to visit.
Q7: How to confirm the Product Quality before placing orders?
A :  You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.


H315 (10.15%): Causes skin irritation [Warning Skin corrosion/irritation]

H319 (90.07%): Causes serious eye irritation [Warning Serious eye damage/eye irritation]


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.


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