Synonyms: sodium citrate, sodium citrate, citric acid, sodium salt, Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate, E331
Chemical formula: Na3C6H5O7 * 2H2O
International name: SODIUM CITRATE
CAS No: 68-04-2 (anhydrous); 6132-04-3 (dihydrate)
Appearance: white crystalline powder
Packing: bags of 25 kg
Storage: Store in a dry, well-ventilated area
Sodium citrate - white crystals, odorless, soluble in water. Sodium citrate has srednevyrazhenny salty-sour taste. For this feature citrates and alkaline earth element (such as sodium and calcium citrate), they are known as "acid salts."
Sodium citrate (Sodium citrate) is obtained by complete neutralization of citric acid with a high purity source of sodium and subsequent crystallization.
Sodium citrate (sodium citrate) is widely used
• medical or pharmaceutical
• as a buffer compound that prevents change in pH,
• in analytical chemistry as a component in the determination of ammonium ions,
• in the food industry as a flavoring agent or as a preservative in the production of soft drinks and many others.