Citric Acid

Synonyms: C6H8O7; 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, monohydrate
Transport Information
Hazard Class
UN Number
Packing Group
non-regulated
CAS Number
77-92-9
Import Duty
2918.14.00.00

Used as a flavoring and preservative in food and beverages, especially soft drinks; buffering properties of citrates are used to control pH in household cleaners and pharmaceuticals; ability to chelate metals makes it useful in soaps and laundry detergents; used to prepare photographs; flavoring for vitamin C, and sour candies; effervescent property of bath tablets; used in skin masks and lotion.