Apr 26, 2019
Chemical name: mono-hydrous tripotassium,2-hydroxy propane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate potassium citrate.
- M. F.: K3C6H5O7.H2O
- M. W.: 324.41
- Physical properties: White or slightly crystal granular or powder; odorless, cool and salty; easily deliquescent; easily soluble in water or glycerine but almost insoluble in Ethanol; Relative density is 1.98. It will melt and decompose when heated to 230°C
- Usage: In food industry, it is used as buffer, chelating agent, stabilizer, antioxidant, emulsifier and flavor. Applied in dairy product,jellies, jam, meat, tinned and pastry. Also used as emulsifier in cheese and fresh-keeping in citrus. In pharmaceutical industry, it is used for curing hypokalimia, potassium deficiency deficiency and alkalization of urine.
- Packing: In 25kg composite plastic woven/ paper bag with PE liner
- Storage and transport: It should be stored in a dry and ventilative warehouse and kept away from moisture, heat and poisonous substance. Handled with care, so as to avoid damage to packing bags.