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Citric acid - what to consider


What is citric acid?

Citric acid is an organic compound, also called a carboxylic acid, which belongs to both the tricarboxylic and fruit acids. It dissolves well in water and alcohol. 

 

Where is citric acid found?

Due to its acidic taste, citric acid is contained in many food products such as fruit juice drinks, jams and confectionery. It is also an ingredient in baked goods and canned fruits and vegetables.

The "effervescent" effect in sherbet is caused by citric acid and sodium hydrogen carbonate, with the release of carbon dioxide, which is why it is also an important ingredient in these.

Other products containing citric acid are cleaners and preservatives.

  

What does citric acid do?

Among other things, citric acid has the property of preserving blood and can therefore prevent it from clotting. Furthermore, citric acid is used to determine the pH value of products in the cosmetics industry.

 

How is citric acid produced?

In the past, citric acid was obtained naturally from citrus fruits. Nowadays, however, it is mostly biotechnological processes in which sugar-containing raw materials such as corn, glucose or molasses are fermented together with microorganisms, mostly mold fungi, to produce citric acid. 

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Citric acid - what to consider


What is citric acid?

Citric acid is an organic compound, also called a carboxylic acid, which belongs to both the tricarboxylic and fruit acids. It dissolves well in water and alcohol. 

 

Where is citric acid found?

Due to its acidic taste, citric acid is contained in many food products such as fruit juice drinks, jams and confectionery. It is also an ingredient in baked goods and canned fruits and vegetables.

The "effervescent" effect in sherbet is caused by citric acid and sodium hydrogen carbonate, with the release of carbon dioxide, which is why it is also an important ingredient in these.

Other products containing citric acid are cleaners and preservatives.

  

What does citric acid do?

Among other things, citric acid has the property of preserving blood and can therefore prevent it from clotting. Furthermore, citric acid is used to determine the pH value of products in the cosmetics industry.

 

How is citric acid produced?

In the past, citric acid was obtained naturally from citrus fruits. Nowadays, however, it is mostly biotechnological processes in which sugar-containing raw materials such as corn, glucose or molasses are fermented together with microorganisms, mostly mold fungi, to produce citric acid. 

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Citric acid, monohydrate (E 330) 5 kg
Citric acid, monohydrate (E 330) 5 kg
Approved as food additive E 330. For cosmetics, food and technical applications. Application The most abundant natural acid is often used in food or cosmetics as an acidity regulator and for the production of stable suspensions due to...
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Citric acid, monohydrate (E 330) 12.5 kg
Citric acid, monohydrate (E 330) 12.5 kg
Approved as food additive E 330. For cosmetics, food and technical applications. Application The most abundant natural acid is often used in food or cosmetics as an acidity regulator and for the production of stable suspensions due to...
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Content 12.5 Kilogram (€5.60 * / 1 Kilogram)
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Citric acid, monohydrate (E 330) 25 kg
Citric acid, monohydrate (E 330) 25 kg
Approved as food additive E 330. For cosmetics, food and technical applications. Application The most abundant natural acid is often used in food or cosmetics as an acidity regulator and for the production of stable suspensions due to...
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Content 25 Kilogram (€5.20 * / 1 Kilogram)
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Citric acid, monohydrate (E 330) 750 kg
Citric acid, monohydrate (E 330) 750 kg
Approved as food additive E 330. For cosmetics, food and technical applications. Application The most abundant natural acid is often used in food or cosmetics as an acidity regulator and for the production of stable suspensions due to...
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Citric acid - what to consider


What is citric acid?

Citric acid is an organic compound, also called a carboxylic acid, which belongs to both the tricarboxylic and fruit acids. It dissolves well in water and alcohol. 

 

Where is citric acid found?

Due to its acidic taste, citric acid is contained in many food products such as fruit juice drinks, jams and confectionery. It is also an ingredient in baked goods and canned fruits and vegetables.

The "effervescent" effect in sherbet is caused by citric acid and sodium hydrogen carbonate, with the release of carbon dioxide, which is why it is also an important ingredient in these.

Other products containing citric acid are cleaners and preservatives.

  

What does citric acid do?

Among other things, citric acid has the property of preserving blood and can therefore prevent it from clotting. Furthermore, citric acid is used to determine the pH value of products in the cosmetics industry.

 

How is citric acid produced?

In the past, citric acid was obtained naturally from citrus fruits. Nowadays, however, it is mostly biotechnological processes in which sugar-containing raw materials such as corn, glucose or molasses are fermented together with microorganisms, mostly mold fungi, to produce citric acid. 

Zitronensäure kaufen – die häufigsten Fragen:


Wie ist der pH-Wert von Zitronensäure? 

Der pH-Wert von Zitronensäure liegt bei 2,3.

In welchen Mengen kann man Zitronensäure kaufen? 

Bei chemiekontor.de wird Zitronensäure in Packungen mit 5 kg, 12,5 kg, 25 kg und bei einem erhöhten Bedarf in einem Behältnis von 750 kg angeboten.

Zu welchem Preis kann man Zitronensäure kaufen? 

Im Onlineshop von chemiekontor.de ist Zitronensäure schon ab 5,60 € per kg erhältlich. (Ab-Preis bezieht sich auf den Kauf einer Packung von 25 kg).

Wie lange ist die Lieferzeit des Produktes? 

Zitronensäure ist in Regel versandfertig auf Lager, die Lieferzeit beträgt 3 – 5 Werktage.

Welche Sicherheitshinweise gilt es zu beachten? 

P264 – nach Gebrauch Hände, Unterarme und Gesicht gründlich waschen. P280 –Schutzhandschuhe/Schutzkleidung/Augenschutz/Gesichtsschutz tragen. P305 + P351 + P338 – BEI KONTAKT MIT DEN AUGEN: einige Minuten lang behutsam mit Wasser spülen. Eventuell vorhandene Kontaktlinsen nach Möglichkeit entfernen. Weiter spülen. P337 + P313 – bei anhaltender Augenreizung: ärztlichen Rat einholen/ärztliche Hilfe hinzuziehen.

Wie lautet die CAS-Nummer für Zitronensäure? 

Für Zitronensäure ist keine CAS-Nummer vorhanden.