Citric Acid Anhydrous(CAA)

Citric Acid Anhydrous consists of colorless crystals or a white, granular to fine powder, practically odorless, with a
strong acid taste.

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Delivery time

15~20 days

Start Port

Laem Chabang ,Thailand



Shelf life

3 years

Product Details:

Product identification

Product codes: CAA Granular / Fine Granular

Chemical name: 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-;

Synonyms: Citric Acid

E no.: E330

CAS No.: 77-92-9

EIN ECS No.: 201-069-1

I NCI name: Citric Acid

Empirical Formula: C6H8O7

Molecular mass: 192.12 g/mol.



Standard: Meet USP, FCC, Ph, Eur

Appearance: Colorless crystals or white, granular to fine powder

Odor, Taste: Corresponds

Identity: Corresponds

Water (K. Fischer): max. 0.2%

Extraneous matter: Passes test

Heavy metals: max. 1 ppm

Arsenic: max 0.1 ppm

Lead: max. 0.5 ppm

Mercury: max. 1 ppm

Copper: max. 1 ppm

Zinc: max. 1 ppm

Iron: max. 1 ppm

Calcium: max. 10 ppm

Magnesium: max. 1 ppm

Cadmium: max. 1 ppm

Chromium: max. 1 ppm

Aluminum: max 0.2 ppm

Chlorides: max 5 ppm

Sulphates: max. 30 ppm

Oxalates: max. 10 ppm

Residue on ignition: max 0.05%

Readily Carbonizable Substances: passes test

Tridodecylamine: max 0.1 ppm (meets FCC requirements)

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: meets JSFA requirements

Clarity of Solution: Meet USP requirements

Color of Solution: Meet USP requirements

Sulphated Ash: max 0.05%

Bacterial Endotoxins: max 0.5 I.U./mg

Colour (500 g/l, Tat 405 nm, 1 cm): min. 98%

Assay: 99.8-100.2% (on anhydrous substance)


Fineness (US standard sieves):


On No. 8 (2,380 µm) max 5%

Through No. 50 (300 µm) max 10%


Fine Granular

On No 30 (595 µm) max 15%

Through No 100 (149 µm) max 5%



Xitrical Group offers a variety of packaging options including: 25 kg. 50 lbs. 1 MT



Citric Acid Anhydrous is very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol and sparingly soluble in ether.


Stability and storage

Citric Acid Anhydrous may be stored for 36 months from the date of manufacture in the unopened original container. A

relative humidity of 50% and a temperature range of 10-35 ◦C are the most suitable conditions for storage.

Temperatures above 40 ◦C should be avoided in order to prevent caking, especially the Fine Granular. The stacking of

the Fine Granular for long periods is not recommended. Stability tests have shown that citric acid anhydrous is

chemically stable for at least five years in tightly closed containers under proper storage conditions.



As an acidulant, flavor enhancer and sequestering agent in processed food and beverages, as a synergist in
antioxidant mixtures, and for pharmaceutical preparations, especially effervescent tablets. This product is not intended
for use in the manufacture of sterile drug products. The purchaser assumes all responsibility for additional processing,
testing, labeling and registration required for such use.


Compendial compliance

Citric Acid Anhydrous meets all requirements of the USP, FCC, Ph, Eur when tested according to these compendia.



This product is safe for the intended use. Avoid inhalation of dust, contact with eyes and prolonged contact with skin by applying suitable protective measures and personal hygiene. For full safety information and necessary precaution, please refer to the respective Material Safety Data Sheet.


Legal notice

The information given in this publication is based on our current knowledge and experience, and may be used at your discretion and risk. It does not relieve you from carrying out your own precautions and tests. We do not assume any liability in connection with your product or its use. You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations, and observe all third-party rights.

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