The formula of citric acid monohydrate is C6H8O7·H2O, which is mainly used as a sour agent, flavoring agent, preservative and preservative in the food and beverage industry. It is also used as an antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent in the chemical industry, cosmetics industry and washing industry. Powder and air can form an explosive mixture. In case of fire, high heat or contact with oxidant, there is a danger of causing a burning explosion. The citric acid monohydrate and the sodium citrate dihydrate are combined with the pH 6.0 citrate buffer.
CAS No.: 5949-29-1
Molecular formula: C6H10O8
Molecular weight: 210.1388
EINECS number: 200-662-2
Melting point -94 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 56 °C 760 mm Hg(lit.)
Density 0.791 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Vapor density 2 (vs air)
Vapor pressure 184 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Refractive index n20/D 1.359(lit.)
Flash point 1 °F
Storage conditions Store at RT.
Solubility H2O: soluble54% (w/w) at 10°C (Citric acid in water)
It is mainly used as a sour agent for foods, and is also used for preparing pharmaceutical cooling agents, detergent additives, etc.
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