Citric Acid

  • 2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid
  • CAS 77-92-9
  • Molar weight 192.123g/mol
  • Chemical formula C6H807

As one of the stronger edible acids, the dominant use of citric acid is as a flavouring agent and preservative in food and beverages, especially soft drinks and candies. Citric acid is also useful in improving the effectiveness of soaps and laundry detergents for the cleaning industry.

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Citric Acid
  • 2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid
  • CAS 77-92-9
  • Chemical formula C6H807
  • Molar weight 192.123g/mol

Product details of Citric Acid

2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid

  • Food
  • Pharma
  • Technical

  • Crystals
  • Granular
  • Powder

  • Crystalline white solid
  • Solution

Chemical formula


CAS number


Molar weight


Melting Point

153 °C

Boiling Point

310 °C

Flash Point

155 °C


  • Cosmetics
  • Descaler
  • Dietary supplements
  • Food industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Soaps and detergents
  • Textile finishing

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