Synonyms β-Hydroxytricarballylic Acid; Citreoviridin

CAS Number: 77-92-9 Molecular Formula: C6H8O7 Molecular Weight: 192.1

Beilstein Registry Number: 782061 EC Number: 201-069-1 MDL Number: MFCD00011669

Packaging size: 1 kg

SKU 0210139301
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Application Notes Citric acid acts as an iron chelator. It can support cholesterol/sterol, ubiquinone and isoprenoid biosynthesis in cell culture applications. In animals, citric acid improves the utilization of nutritional calcium. It is a useful buffer component.
Auto Ignition 1010 °C (1850 °F)(Lit.)
Beilstein Registry Number 782061
Biochemical Physiological Actions Citric acid in dietary form can augments absorption of aluminium in antacids. It also facilitates the phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soil and can transform cadmium into more transportable forms.
Density 1.665 g/cm<sup>3</sup> at 18 °C(Lit.)
Detection Method FTIR
EC Number 201-069-1
Flash Point ca. 345 °C (closed cup)(Lit.)
Grade Anhydrous
Hazard Statements H319
Applications Iron chelator||Supports biosynthesis in cell culture applications||Improves the utilization of nutritional calcium in animals||Buffer component
Melting Point 149 - 159 °C
Moisture Content ≤1%
Molecular Formula C<sub>6</sub>H<sub>8</sub>O<sub>7</sub>
Molecular Weight 192.1
Pack Size 1 kg
Personal Protective Equipment Dust mask, Eyeshields, Gloves
pH 1 - 3 (5% aq soln)
Physical Appearance White Crystalline Powder
pKa (1) 3.13, (2) 4.76, (3) 6.4
Purity ≥98%
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Risk Phrases R:36/37/38
RTECS Number GE7350000
Safety Phrases S:20-25-26
Safety Symbol GHS07
Solubility Soluble in water(50 g/mL)<br>alcohol: freely soluble<br>diethyl ether: very slightly soluble
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature(15- 30 °C).
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.
Vapor Pressure Practically zero(Lit.)