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Citric acid anhydrous, 1 kg

Citric acid anhydrous, 1 kg

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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SKU 0210139301
Alternate Names β-Hydroxytricarballylic Acid; Citreoviridin
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.)
Base Catalog Number 10139301
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.
CAS # 77-92-9
Density 1.665 g/cm<sup>3</sup> at 18 °C(Lit.)
EC Number 201-069-1
Flash Point ca. 345 °C (closed cup)(Lit.)
Grade Anhydrous
Hazard Statements H319
Melting Point 149 - 159 °C
Molecular Formula C6H8O7
Molecular Weight 192.1
Pack Size 1 kg
Personal Protective Equipment Dust mask, Eyeshields, Gloves
pH 1 - 3 (5% aq soln)
pKa (1) 3.13, (2) 4.76, (3) 6.4
Purity ≥98%
RTECS Number GE7350000
Safety Symbol GHS07
Solubility Soluble in water(50 g/mL)<br>alcohol: freely soluble<br>diethyl ether: very slightly soluble
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Vapor Pressure Practically zero(Lit.)