Citric acid monohydrate comestible [5949-29-1]
Citric acid is used as an acidity regulator and antioxidant in food products, as well as an acidic cleaning agent in various cleaning processes. Salts of citric acid – citrates – are used as medicines when a certain metal is deficient in the body. It is also used in the pharmaceutical industry and in the household under the name citric acid.
Water insoluble substances max. 0.005%
Roasting residue (SO4) max. 0.03%
Darkening substances under the influence of H2SO4 as per the recipe
Chlorides (Cl) max. 0.001%
Phosphates (PO4) max. 0.001%
Total sulfur (SO4) max. 0.01%
Heavy metals (Pb) max. 0.0005%
Calcium (Ca) max. 0.005%
Iron (Fe) max. 0.0005%
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Source: GHS pictograms