Citric acid anhydrous occurs as colourless crystals or as white, crystalline powder with a strongly acidic taste. It is very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol (96 %) and sparingly soluble in ether.
White or almost white, crystalline powder, colourless crystals or granules. Odorless, has a strongly acid taste. Very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol, very slightly soluble in diethyl ether.
Solubility in Water
Citric Acid is mainly used as acidulant, flavoring agent, preservative and antistaling agent in food and beverage industry. It is also used as antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent in chemical, cosmetics and cleaning industries.
The global citric acid market size was evaluated at USD 3.52 billion in 2022 and is projected to hit around USD 5.12 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 3.82% during the forecast period from 2023 to 2032.
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