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Potassium citrate mono

Potassium citrate mono


1、Chemical Name: Potassium Citeate

2、Molecular Formula: K3C6H5O7·H2O

3、Molecular Weight: 324.41

4、CAS: 6100-05-6

5、Character: It is transparent crystal or white coarse powder, odorless and tastes salty and cool. Relative density is 1.98. It’s easily deliquescent in air. It’s soluble in water and glycerin, almost insoluble in ethanol.

6、Usage: In food processing industry, it is used as buffer, chelate agent, stabilizer, antioxidant, emulsifier and flavoring. It can be used in dairy product,jelly, jam, meat and tinned pastry. It also can be used as emulsifier in cheese and antistaling agent in oranges, and so on. In pharmaceutical, it is used for hypokalimia, potassium depletion and alkalization of urine.

7、Packing: It is packed with polyethylene bag as inner layer, and a compound plastic woven bag as outer layer. The net weight of each bag is 25kg.

8、Storage and Transport:It should be stored in a dry and ventilative warehouse, kept away from heat and moisture during transportation, unloaded with care so as to avoid damage. Furthermore, it must be stored separately from poisonous substances

Character White or almost white ,granular powder or transparent crystals.Hygroscopic

Very soluble in water,practically insoluble in ethanol(96 percent)

Appearance of solution Colorless Transparent liquid
Content             % 99.0-101.0 99.06
Acidity or Alkalinity Pass Test Pass
Readily Carbonisable Substances Pass Tests Pass
Chlorides  w/%               ≤ 0.005 <0.005
Sulphate w/%                 ≤ 0.015 <0.015
Oxalate w/%                  ≤ 0.03 <0.03
Heavy Metals w/%             ≤ 0.001 <0.001
Sodium w/%                  ≤ 0.3 0.25
Loss on drying  w/% 3.0-6.0 5.34
Water 4.0-7.0 Pass test
Moisture Pass test Pass test
Light transmittance % ≥95 Pass test
Tartrate conform conform
Organic volatile impurities Conform conform
Water insoluble Conform conform
Identification by citrate reaction(Identification A) Conform Conform
Identification by potassium reaction(Identification B) Conform Conform

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