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Citric Acid Monohydrate

  • Type
  • CAS No. 5949-29-1
  • Qty in 20' FCL 25MT
  • Min. Order 1000KG
  • Packaging 25kg/bag
Citric Acid Monohydrate


Citric acid is a weak organic acid. It is a natural preservative conservative and is also used to add an acidic or sour, taste to foods and soft drinks. In biochemistry, the conjugate base of citric acid, citrate, is important as an intermediate in the citric acid cycle and therefore occurs in the metabolism of virtually all living things.

It is colorless or white crystalline powder and mainly used as an acidulant, flavoring and preservative preservative in foods and beverages. It is also used as an antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent, builder.

Mainly used in the food, beverage trade as the sour flavor agent, flavoring agent, antiseptic as well as an antistaling agent

  1. In the food industry, Citric Acid Monohydrate uses as the drinks sour flavor agent. Mainly used in various kinds of cold drinks and for such foods production as soda, candy, biscuit, can, jam, fruit juice, etc., also can be used as greases antioxidant;
  2. In medical industry,Citric acid monohydrate is the raw materials of a lot of pharmaceuticals, such as the citric acid piperazine(lumbricide ), ferric ammonium citrate (blood tonic ), sodium citrate (blood transfusion pharmaceutical). In addition, citric acid also is used as the acidifier in many pharmaceuticals;
  3. In the chemical industry, the ester of citric acid can use as the Acidity regulators to make the plastic film of food packing ;
  4. In other respects, such as used in industry and civil detergent as the auxiliary agent for making nuisance free detergent; Used in the concrete as the retarder; also been widely used in electroplating, leather industry, printing ink, blue print industry,etc.


Item BP2009 USP32 FCC7 E330 JSFA8.0
Characters Colourless Crystal or

White Crystal powder

Identification Pass test
Clarity and Color

of solution

Pass test Pass test / / /
Light transmittance / / / /
Water 7.5%~9.0% 7.5%~9.0% =<8.8% =<8.8% =<8.8%
Content 99.5%~100.5% 99.5%~100.5% 99.5%~100.5% >=99.5% >=99.5%
RCS Not exceeding Not exceeding A=<0.52,


Not exceeding Not exceeding
Calcium pass test
Sulphate =<150ppm =<0.015% =<0.048%
Oxalates =<360ppm =<0.036% No turbidity forms =<100mg/kg Pass test
Heavy metals =<10ppm =<0.001% =<5mg/kg =<10mg/kg
Lead =<0.5mg/kg =<1mg/kg /
Aluminium =<0.2ppm =<0.2ug/g /
Arsenic =<1mg/kg =<4mg/kg
Mercury =<1mg/kg /
Sulphuric acid ash content =<0.1% =<0.1% =<0.05% =<0.05% =<0.1%
water-insoluble /
Bacterial endotoxins =<0.5IU/mg Pass test /
Tridodecylamine =<0.1mg/kg /
polycyclic aromatic =<0.05(260-350nm)
hydrocarbons (PAH)
isocitric acid Pass test



1, What kinds of certificates can you offer?

Foodchem is an ISO2008 9001 certified company, as for Citric Acid Monohydrate, we can offer HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates, ect.

2, Is Foodchem a manufacturer or just a trading company?

Foodchem is both manufacturer and trading company, we are Citric Acid Monohydrate distributor, at the same time, we are manufacturer of other products.

3, What is the Min Order Quantity of Citric Acid Monohydrate?

Different products have different MOQ, for Citric Acid Monohydrate, the MOQ is 500kg.

4, What is the price of Citric Acid Monohydrate?

Foodchem is a famous supplier and manufacturer of Citric Acid Monohydrate in China, and has been corporate with many Citric Acid Monohydrate suppliers for several years, we can provide you with cost-effective Citric Acid Monohydrate.

5, How long shall we wait for your reply?

We can guarantee to reply your inquiries of Citric Acid Monohydrate in less than 24 hours in working days.

6, What kinds of transportation types can you provide?

Our main transportation methods include air transportation, land transportation and water transportation.

7, What kinds of payment terms can you accept?

The most commonly used payment terms are T/T, L/C, D/P, D/A, etc.

8, How long will I receive my good?

Foodchem has its own EDC warehouse in Shanghai, when your purchase order has been confirmed, inventory products will deliver within 1 week, other products delivery in 2 weeks.

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