Trisodium Citrate (TSC 1%)

Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate consists of colorless crystals or a white, granular powder, practically odorless, with a saline taste.

Additional information

Delivery time

15~20 days

Start Port

Laem Chabang ,Thailand



Shelf life

3 years

Product Details:

Product identification

Product codes: TSC Anhydrous 1% water max

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

Synonyms: trisodium citrate dihydrate; citric acid, trisodium salt, dihydrate;

sodium citrate dehydrate

E no.: E331

CAS No: 6132-04-3

EINECS NO.: 200-675-3

INCI name: Sodium Citrate

Empirical formula: C6H5Na3O7 •2H2O

Molecular mass: 294.10 g/mol.



Standard: Meet USP, FCC, Ph, Eur

Appearance: Colorless crystals or white

Identity: Corresponds

Odor: Odorless

Sensory: Corresponds

pH (aqueous solution 5%): 8.0

Loss on drying (Water): 7.5-9.0%

Extraneous matter: Passes test

Heavy metals: max. 1 ppm

Arsenic: max. 1 ppm

Lead: max. 1 ppm

Mercury: max. 1 ppm

Copper: max. 1 ppm

Zinc: max 1 ppm

Iron: max. 5 ppm

Calcium:   max. 20 ppm

Magnesium: max 2 ppm

Chlorides: max. 5 ppm

Sulphates: max. 30 ppm

Oxalates:   max. 10 ppm

Tartrates: Passes test

Alkalinity: Passes test

Readily Carbonizable Substances: passes test

Colour (250 g/l, Tat 366 nm, 1 cm): min. 92%

Assay: 99.0-100.5%


Fineness (US standard sieves):


On    No. 16 (1,190 µm)           max. 5%

Through No. 60 (250 µm)            max. 5%


Fine Granular

On     No. 30 (595 µm) max. 5%

Through No. 100 (149 µm) max. 5%



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



1% water max Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate is freely soluble in water, and practically insoluble in ethanol.


Stability and storage

1% water max Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate may be stored for 36 months from the date of manufacture in the unopened original container. A relative humidity of 50% and temperature range of 10-35 “C are the most suitable conditions for storage. The stacking of the Fine Granular from for long periods is not recommended. Stability tests have shown that Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate is chemically stable for at least five years in tightly closed containers under proper storage conditions.



For solid and liquid food preparation. 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 for such use.


Compendial compliance

1% water max Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate meet all requirements of 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

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