Citric Acid Monohydrate

Product: Citric Acid Monohydrate                           
Molecular Formula: C6H8O7.H2O                      
CAS No: 5949-29-1        
                                            
Item Unit Quality Standards Analysis Results
Description --- White or almost white, crystalline powder, colorless crystals or granules, Odorless, has a strongly acid taste. Very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol. Pass
Identification --- Pass Test Pass
Appearance of solution --- Pass Test Pass
Assay % 99.5~100.5 100
Moisture % 7.5~8.8 8.6
Readily Carbonisable Substances A@470nm --- ≤0.52 <0.52
T@470nm % ≥30 >30
Sulphate PPM ≤150 <150
Oxalate PPM ≤100 <100
Calcium PPM ≤75 <75
Iron PPM ≤5 <5
Sulphated Ash % ≤0.05 0.02
Lead PPM ≤0.5 <0.5
Arsenic PPM ≤1 <1
Mercury PPM ≤1 <1
Aluminum PPM ≤0.2 <0.2
Heavy Metals (as Pb) PPM ≤5 <5
Bacteria Endotoxin IU/mg <0.5 <0.5
Volatile Organic Impurities --- Pass Test Pass
Conclusion: The product is in conformity with BP/USP/FCC/E330.
 
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