Citric Acid (Anhydrous) - available at CDI in Buffalo, NY

What is Citric Acid (Anhydrous)?
  • Citric Acid (Anhydrous) consists of colorless crystals or a white, granular to fine powder that is practically odorless with a strong acid taste.

What grades of Citric Acid (Anhydrous) are available?
  • USP / Kosher

What are other names (Synonyms) for Citric Acid (Anhydrous)?
  • 3-carboxy-3-hydroxypentanedioic acid

What is the CAS Number for Citric Acid (Anhydrous)?
  • 77-92-9

What is the chemical formula for Citric Acid (Anhydrous)?
  • C6H8O7

What is the chemical structure of Citric Acid (Anhydrous)?
  • Citric Acid Anhydrous chemical structure

How is Citric Acid (Anhydrous) packaged?
  • 50 pound bags

Where is Citric Acid (Anhydrous) used?
  • Flavoring / Preservatives
  • Food Industry
  • Beverage Industry
  • Cleaning / Chelating Agent
  • Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Passivation
  • Other Industries

TYPICAL PROPERTIES of Citric Acid (Anhydrous)

Boiling Point:
  • 310 °C (590 °F)

Specific Gravity:
  • N/A

Appearance / Odor:
  • White, granular to fine powder that is practically odorless

Solubility in Water:
  • 181 g/100mL at 30 °C (86 °F)

Melting Point:
  • 156 °C (313 °F)

  • 1.8 (5% percent solution)

Molecular Weight:
  • 192.13 g/mol


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