09 Sep 2023
CITRIC ACID ANHYDROUS
Citric Acid Anhydrous , C6H8O7, is a colorless translucent crystal or white particle or white crystalline powder, odorless, extremely acidic, soluble in water, alcohol, and ether. Anhydrous citric acid can be obtained by controlling the appropriate temperature during crystallization. The aqueous solution is acidic. It is slightly weathered in dry air and deliquescent in humid air. It is mainly used in food and beverage industry as sour agent, acidity regulator, seasoning agent, preservative and fresh-keeping agent. It is also used as an antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent in the chemical industry, cosmetics industry and washing industry.