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Trisodium Citrate

Trisodium Citrate

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Trisodium Citrate

Trisodium Citrate


CAS#

6132-04-3

Molecular formula

C6H5Na3O7·2H2O

E-C#

200-675-3

Product features and advantages

Chemical NameTrisodium citrate dihydratetrisodium 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate Sodium Citrate Hydrate occurs as colorless crystals,or a white,crystalline powder. It is freely soluble in water, and practically insoluble in ethanol . Trisodium citrate is a tribasic salt of citric acid.It is produced by complete neutralisation of citric acid with high purity sodium hydroxide or carbonate and subsequent crystallisation and dehydration.

 

Sodium citrate is excellent chelating agent and complexing agent in chemistry.Its industrial application is due to this characteristic.Sodium citrate is used as favoring agent and stabilizer in food and beverage industry. Also as anticoagulant, expectorant and diuretic in medical industry and as the auxiliary of non-toxic washing agent instead of sodium trypolyphosphate in detergent industry.Sodium citrate is applied in brewing, injection, photography drug and plating etc.