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POTASSIUM CITRATE USP FCC K

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Item Number:
040009
CAS Number:
6100-05-6
Formula:
C6H7K3O8

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Appearance

White crystalline powder

Function

In the food industry, it is used as buffer, chelate agent, stabilizer, antibiotic oxidizer, emulsifier, flavor regulator. It is also used in dairy products,jellies,jam,meat, and tinned pastries; emulsifiera in cheese and used in citrus freshening. In the pharmaceutical industry, it is used for curing hypokalemia, potassium
depletion and alkalization of urine.

Synonyms

Potassium Citrate USP FCC K; Unisept PC; Tripotassium Citrate; Citric Acid Tripotassium Crystalline; Kalii Citras; Potassium Citrate Tribasic

Storage

Store in cool, dry conditions, keep containers tightly closed.

Packages

  • 1 lb. Bulk

Industries

  • Food & bev.
  • pharmaceutical

Product Classes

  • Buffering agents
  • chelating agents [sequestrants]
  • stabilizer
  • emulsifier

Other

  • Origin: Synthetic
  • Shelf life: 5 years from mfg. date
  • Freight Classification: NMFC 48580 SUB 3 CLASS 55
  • Kosher Status: Kosher
  • Flash Point: N/A
  • Melting Point: 230 øC
  • API: NO
  • Allergen: NO
  • Hazmat: YES
  • Molecular Weight: 324.41 g/mol
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