Commercial Potassium Citrate Monohydrate

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Sucroal Commercial Potassium Citrate Monohydrate is the potassium salt resulting from the neutralization reaction between citric acid and potassium hydroxide. It is presented as transparent crystals or white granular powder. Manufactured with non-allergenic ingredients, non-genetically modified organisms, and non-organic volatile solvents or substances, tripotassium citrate monohydrate is odorless, has a mild saline taste, and becomes deliquescent when exposed to the atmosphere.

Ingredient Name: Tripotassium Citrate Monohydrate

Chemical Name: Tripotassium Citrate Monohydrate

CAS Number: 6100-05-6

Functions: Antioxidant, Buffers & pH Stabilizer, Chelating Agent, Emulsifier, Emulsifier, Fertilizer, Stabilizer, Stabilizer

Chemical Family: Citrates, Potassium Salts

Synonyms: Potassium Citrate, Potassium Citrate.H2O

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Agrochemical Functions
Industrial Additives Functions
Molecular formula
K₃(C₆H₅O₇).H₂O

Features & Benefits

Benefit Claims (Health)
Agrochemicals Features
Food Ingredients Features

Applications & Uses

Markets
Industrial Additives End Use
Main Uses

Sucroal Commercial Potassium Citrate Monohydrate is used in food, pharmaceutical, chemical and industrial business as: Food additive, buffer, chelating agent, stabilizer, antioxidant, emulsifier also in paper production and high efficiency compound fertilizer salt.

Properties

Solubility
Appearance
Translucent to white crystals
Taste
Slightly saline
Insoluble in
Ethanol (96%)
Sparingly soluble in
Alcohol
Particle Size Distribution
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Retained Sieve (Mesh 1180 μm)max. 2.0%ASTM E-11 N° 16
Through Sieve (Mesh 150 μm)max. 10%ASTM E-11 N°100
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Arsenic Contentmax. 1.0mg/Kg-
Assay (as K₃(C₆H₅O₇ anhydrous base)99.0 - 100.5% w/w-
Chloride Contentmax. 50mg/Kg-
Clarity of Solution (40% w/v)max. 4.0NTU-
Color of solution (40% w/v – %T 420 nm)min. 98.0% T-
Heavy Metals Contentmax. 5.0mg/Kg-
Iron (as Fe, sol. 40% w/w, %T 360nm)max. 5.0mg/Kg-
Lead Contentmax. 1.0mg/Kg-
Loss on Drying (3g, 180°C, 4h)4.0 - 6.0% w/w-
Mercury Contentmax. 1.0mg/Kg-
Molecular Weight324.41g/mol-
Oxalates (as oxalic acid dihydrate, 520nm)max. 100mg/Kg-
pH (solution 5% w/v, 25 °C)7.5 - 9.0--
Sodium Contentmax. 0.3% w/w-
Sulphates Content (solution 40% w/v)max. 150mg/Kg-
Typical Bulk Density1105Kg/m³-
Solubility
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Water Content (at 20°C)1g/0.597cm³-

Regulatory & Compliance

Chemical Inventories

Safety & Health

Safety Data
  • Sucroal Commercial Potassium Citrate Monohydrate is a safe product and not is a danger to human health when handled responsibly.
  • Please use personal protective equipment, as gloves, safety glasses and respiratory protection.
  • Sucroal Commercial Potassium Citrate Monohydrate is recommended to be handled in well ventilated areas and using an explosion proof equipment.

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • USA
Packaging Information

Sucroal Commercial Potassium Citrate Monohydrate is available in following references 25 kg, 50 lb, 500 kg and 1000 kg.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
5 years
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions
  • Sucroal Commercial Potassium Citrate Monohydrate should be stored at room conditions at less than 30 °C and a relative humidity below 70%.
  • Shelf life is 5 years if kept it in their original packaging and following good storage practices.
  • Sucroal Commercial Potassium Citrate Monohydrate should be stored on dry pallets in roofed and well-ventilated areas.
  • A long period of storage is recommended to keep the product at less than 20 °C and a relative humidity below 50%.
  • Avoid high humidity, high temperatures and direct or indirect sunlight over the product during transportation or storage.