Citric acid

Citric acid is a weak organic acid. It naturally occurs in citrus fruits. It is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle in biochemistry, which occurs in the metabolism of all aerobic organisms. Over a million tons of citric acid are manufactured every year. It is widely used , as a flavoring, cleaning and chelating agent and as an acidifier for the Food and beverage industry as well as the industrial cleaning, Cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry.

Product information

Substance name: Citric Acid
EC no: 201-069-1
Cas No: 5949-29-1
Reach registration No: 01-2119457026-42
Formula: C6H8O7·H2O

Synonyms: 1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, monohydrate / 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, monohydrate / 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid, monohydrate / beta-hydroxytricarballylic acid, monohydrate / beta-hydroxytricarboxylic acid, monohydrate / hydroxytricarballylic acid, monohydrate / Soerensen’s buffer substance

Hazardous information

UN Number: NA
Un Proper Shipping name: NA
Class: NA
Packing group: NA

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