Citric Acid Anhydrous

EP, USP (Tested for Endotoxin & Microbes)

CAS #:

77-92-9

Molecular Formula:

C6H8O7

Synonym:

2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic Acid

Molecular Weight:

192.13 g/mol

Overview

Anhydrous Citric Acid, Powder, USP belongs to a class of drugs known as urinary alkalinizers that are used to treat certain metabolic problems (acidosis) caused by kidney disease.

Characters Unit Specification
Appearance white or almost white, crystalline powder or colourless crystals
Assay % 99,5 – 100,5
Identification complies
Appearance of solution complies
Colour of solution complies
Clarity of solution complies
Residue on ignition / Sulphated ash % max. 0,1
Sulphate ppm max. 150
Oxalic acid ppm max. 360
Readily carbonisable substances complies
Heavy metals ppm max. 10
Water % max. 1,0
Total aerobic microbial count absent in 1g
Total yeasts and moulds count % absent in 25g
E.coli cfu/g absent in 1g
Pseudomonas aeruginosa cfu/g absent in 1g
Staphylococcus aureus cfu/g absent in 1g
Salmonella cfu/g absent in 25g

Shelf Life/Retest Date: Citric Acid Anhydrous can be kept for at least 2 years if stored under recommended conditions.

Storage/Shipping Conditions:

  • Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
  • Store at room temperature in the original container.
  • Store away from incompatible materials.

Pack Sizes: 5 Kg

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