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Tripotassium Citrate Properties

Tripotassium Citrate

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Description

 

Tripotassium citrate is mainly used in food industry, pharmaceutical industry and laboratory analytical reagents. In the food industry tripotassium citrate can be used as buffer, chelating agents, stabilizer etc. It can be used for milk and dairy products, jellies, jams, meat, cheese emulsification, citrus preservation etc.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Powder
Boiling Point 309.6 °C
CAS Number 7778-49-6
EINECS Number 231-905-0
IUPAC Name 2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-Tricarboxylic Acid Potassium
InChI 1S/C6H8O7.3K/c7-3(8)1-6(13,5(11)12)2-4(9)10;;;/h13H,1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)(H,11,12);;;/q;3*+1/p-3
InChIKey QEEAPRPFLLJWCF-UHFFFAOYSA-K
Molar Mass 306.39g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H5K3O7
Synonyms 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylicacid,2-Hydroxy-,Potassiumsalt;2,3-Propanetricarboxylicacid,2-Hydroxy-Potassiumsalt;Citric Acid, Potassium Salt;Potassiumcitrate;2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic Acid Tripotassium Salt;Tripotassium Citrate;2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic Acid/Potassium,(1:X) Salt