Citric acid monohydrate is an organic molecular entity. Citric Acid Monohydrate is a tricarboxylic acid found in citrus fruits. Citric acid is used as an excipient in pharmaceutical preparations due to its antioxidant properties. It maintains stability of active ingredients and is used as a preservative.
2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid, Hydroxytricarballylic acid
White or almost white, crystalline powder, colourless crystals or granules. Odorless, has a strongly acid taste. Very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol.
1.54 g/cm3 (20 °C)
135 - 152 °C
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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