Citric acid, monohydrate
1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, monohydrate
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C6H10O8
Molecular Weight: 210.14
Appearance: colorless crystal or powder.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat intraperitoneal LD50: 375mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent chelating, cleansing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely use as chelating agent.
Widely use as intermediate.
Use as anticoagulant.
Use as wood preservative.
Chelating agent, cleansing agent in industrial cleaning, household washing, food industry.
Buffering agent, chelating agent in personal care products.
Use as food additive.