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77-92-9 - Citric acid, 99+% - A10395 - Alfa Aesar

A10395 Citric acid, 99+%

CAS Number
77-92-9
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 18.64
1000g 39.55
5000g 144.20
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Citric acid, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00011669
EINECS
201-069-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H8O7
Formula Weight
192.13
Melting point
153-154°
Density
1.665
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, dimethylsufoxide and ethylacetate.

Applications

Citric acid is the most widely used organic acid and pH-control agent in foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals and technical applications. Used in pharmaceutical preparations, especially in effervescent tablets. It is used as a natural preservative.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with alkalies, bases, metal nitrates and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Pan, K.; Zhong, Q. Improving Clarity and Stability of Skim Milk Powder Dispersions by Dissociation of Casein Micelles at pH 11.0 and Acidification with Citric Acid. Agric. Food Chem. 2013, 61 (38), 9260-9268.

Kolah, A. K.; Asthana, N. S.; Vu, D. T.; Carl T. Lira.; Miller, D. J. Reaction Kinetics of the Catalytic Esterification of Citric Acid with Ethanol. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2007, 46 (10), 3180-3187.

Gogoi, P.; Boruah, M.; Sharma, S.; Dolui, S. K. Blends of Epoxidized Alkyd Resins Based on Jatropha Oil and the Epoxidized Oil Cured with Aqueous Citic Acid Solution: A Green Technology Approach. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2015, 3 (2), 261-268.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318-H315-H335-H303

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2326
Beilstein
782061
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.14
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GE7350000

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