Project Description

Product Name Citric Acid Monohydrate
CAS No. 5949-29-1
Molecular Formula: C6H10O8
Einecs 200-662-2
Synonyms Citric acid hydrous; Hydrous citric acid; 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid monohydrate
All Items Description
SOLUBILITY H2O: soluble54% (w/w) at 10°C (Citric acid in water)
ODOR Typical, practically odorless
APPEARANCE Colorless / white / almost white powder
TASTE Strong acidic taste
STABILITY Stable. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, bases, reducing agents, nitrates.



Citric acid monohydrate is a weakorganic acid. It is a natural preservative conservative and is also used to add an acidic, or sour, taste to foods and soft drinks. In biochemistry, the conjugate base of citric acid, citrate, is important as an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, and therefore occurs in the metabolism of virtually all living things.

It is Colorless or white crystalline powder and mainly used as an acidulant, flavorant and preservative preservative in foods and beverages. It is also used as an antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent, builder.


Citric acid monohydrate mainly used in the food , beverage trade as the sour flavour agent, flavoring agent, antiseptic as well as antistaling agent

In the food industry,Citric acid monohydrate uses as the drinks sour flavour agent. Mainly used in various kinds of cold drinks and for such foods production as soda, candy, biscuit, can, jam, fruit juice ,etc., also can be used as greases antioxidant;

In medical industry,Citric acid monohydrate is the raw materials of a lot of pharmaceuticals, such as the citric acid piperazine(lumbricide ), ferric ammonium citrate (blood tonic ), sodium citrate (blood transfusion pharmaceutical). In addition, citric acid also is used as the acidifier in many pharmaceuticals;

In the chemical industry, the ester of citric acid can use as the Acidity regulators to make the plastic film of food packing ;

In other respects, such as used in industry and civil detergent as the auxiliary agent for making nuisance free detergent; Used in the concrete as the retarder; also been widely used in electroplating, leather industry, printing ink, blue print industry,etc.


Citric acid monohydrate is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional Citric acid monohydrate supplier and manufacturer, Pandachem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting Citric acid monohydrate from China for many years, please be assured to buy Citric acid monohydrate at Pandachem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us via, we will reply you within 1 working day.

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