Citric Acid, Monohydrate, Crystalline Powder, USP is used as thrombin inhibitor and fungicide in pharmaceutical preparations. It is a weak organic acid and natural antioxidant preservative. It also plays a more active role by acting as a chelating agent to bind trace metals. Citric Acid, Monohydrate, Granular, FCC is widely used as acidity regulator and preservative in food production and as an acidity regulator and antioxidant in beverages.
|Identity B (EP,BP)||Acc.to requirements|
|Identity E (EP,BP)||%||Acc.to requirements|
|Identity A (USP)||%||Acc.to requirements|
|Appearance of solution (EP,BP)||Correlates to test|
|Color and Clarity of solution (USP)||Correlates to test|
|Carbonisable substances (EP,BP,USP)||Correlates to test|
|Sulphated ash (EP,BP)||%||<=0,1|
|Residue on ignition (USP)||%||<=0,1|
|Heavy Metals (as Pb)||mg/kg||<=10|
|Oxalic acid (EP,BP,USP)||%||<=0,036|
|TAMC 300C (Total aerobic microbial count)||cfu/g||<=50|
Shelf Life/Retest Date: Citric acid Monohydrate CAS No. 5949-29-1 can be kept for at least 3 years if stored in a cool and dry place.
Pack Sizes: 0.5 Kg and 5 Kg