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Bismuth Citrate Properties

Bismuth Citrate

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Bismuth Citrate is the bismuth salt of citric acid. In cosmetics and personal care products, Bismuth Citrate is used in the formulation of hair coloring products used on the scalp. Bismuth Citrate helps to impart a color to hair. The exact color obtained will depend on the other ingredients that are used in the preparation and the starting color of the hair. Bismuth Citrate is the bismuth salt of citric acid. Bismuth is a brittle metal with a pinkish hue. It occurs naturally in the Earth’s crust and is about twice as abundant as gold.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystalline powder
Boiling Point 309.6 °C
CAS Number 813-93-4
Density 0.94 g/ml
HS Code 28340000
IUPAC Name Bismuth 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate
LR Assay 99%
Lab Grade LR
Melting Point 300 ºC
Molar Mass 398.08 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H5BiO7
NFPA 704 H-1, F-1, R-0, C-NA
Synonyms Bismuth Citrate;Bimuth Potassium Citrate;Bismuth(Iii) Citrate, -325 Mesh, 99.99%;Citric Acid, Bismuth Salt;Bismuthcitrate,Powder;Bismuthcitrate,Powder,Usp;1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic Acid, 2-Hydroxy-, Bismuth(3+) Salt (1:1);Bismuth (III) citrate