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Citric Acid, Anhydrous

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  • NuGenTec =: 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid
  • Form: Crysalline white solid
  • Sizing: 1-Gal
  • CAS #: 77-92-10
  • Molecular Formula:: C6H8O7
  • Electronics Grade:: Yes
  • CAS #: 77-92-10
  • Citric acid is used as a successful alternative to nitric acid in passivation of stainless steel.
  • Citric acid's ability to chelate metals makes it useful in soaps and laundry detergents. By chelating the metals in hard water, it lets these cleaners produce foam and work better without need for water softening.
  • NFPA: N/D
  • Form: Crystalline white solid
Exists in greater than trace amounts in a variety of fruits and vegetables, most notably citrus fruits. It is a natural preservative and is also used to add an acidic, or sour, taste to foods and soft drinks.
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