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Citric Acid

Cas No.: 77-92-9 HS Code.: 291814 E No.: E330 Product Alias: 3-carboxy-3-hydroxypentanedioic acid, 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid

Categories: Acidity Regulators

Citric acid is a weak organic acid with the formula C6H8O7, produced commercially by microbial fermentation of a carbohydrate substrate. It is a natural preservative and is also used to add an acidic (sour) taste to foods and soft drinks. You can find premium suppliers that supply citric acid on OKFoodAdd, the biggest online marketplace for food additive industry. The listed suppliers and prices are validated by native professional sourcing team members from China. You can send inquiries with confidence and get prompt responses.

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≤150 PPM


≤100 PPM


≤200 PPM

Heavy Metal

≤10 PPM


≤1 ppm


≤1 ppm


≤0.2 ppm


≤1 ppm


≤50 PPM


≤50 PPM


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≤0.5 IU/MG

Readily Carbureted Substance

not darker than the standard

Applications & Uses
The dominant use of citric acid is as a flavoring and preservative in food and beverages, especially soft drinks.
Beverage Additives, Dairy & Milk Additives

Storage & Handling Precautions
Citric acid should be kept at room temperature in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging. Moisture should be avoided.
Handling Precaution:
Handling of citric acid should only be performed by those who are well trained and familiar with chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.

Quality Control
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QAre you manufacturer of Citric Acid?

No, OKFoodAdd does not manufacture Citric Acid. We have firm relationships with manufacturers and suppliers of Citric Acid in China and our QC team will be glad to help you audit or inspect the manufacturers.

QDo you have Citric Acid in stock?

After we receive your inquiry, your personal purchase agent will contact the manufacturers soon and make sure Citric Acid is available to ship.

QWhat is the lead time for Citric Acid?

If your required quantity is within the inventory limit, your order will be able to be shipped in one week; if the quantity is large, your purchase agent will negotiate prices and estimated delivery time with the manufacturer on your behalf.

QWhat is the MOQ of Citric Acid?

According to different food ingredients and different manufacturers, the MOQ varies. Please consult online customer service or your personal purchase agent for more details.

QWhat is the price of Citric Acid?

The prices you see in the product detail page are valid prices. Since the price of Citric Acid fluctuates often, we recommend you confirm the prices with your personal purchase agent before placing orders.

QDo you provide free samples of Citric Acid?

Yes, we provide free samples of Citric Acid. Please send inquiry to us or consult your personal purchase agent for more details.

QWhat kind of payment methods do you accept?

We accept payment methods including T/T, O/A, D/P, D/A, Credit, etc. Please consult your personal purchase agent for more details.

QHow long do you need to reply to my inquiry on Citric Acid?

Normally, it takes 24 hours at most (except holidays).

QHow do I contact my personal purchase agent?

You can find the contact information in dashboard of your account center.

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Yes, we guarantee the information is real and valid. We can also provide factory audit service for all suppliers listed on OKFooddAdd.

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