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Alfa Aesar™ Citric acid, 99+%

$60.03 - $218.84

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Citric acid
CAS 77-92-9
Molecular Formula C6H8O7
Formula Weight 192.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011669
Beilstein 782061
Merck Index 14,2326
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Products
Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity    

AAA103950B

 
alfa aesar™
A10395-0B
1000g Each for $60.03

AAA103950I

 
alfa aesar™
A10395-0I
5000g Each for $218.84
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 153° to 154°C
pH 1.6
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Citric acid
CAS 77-92-9
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula C6H8O7
Formula Weight 192.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011669
Beilstein 782061
Merck Index 14,2326
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H318-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number GE7350000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Citric acid is the most widely used organic acid and pH-control agent in foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals and technical applications. Used in pharmaceutical preparations, especially in effervescent tablets. It is used as a natural preservative.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, dimethylsufoxide and ethylacetate.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with alkalies, bases, metal nitrates and oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H318-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.