Commercial Zinc Citrate Trihydrate

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Sucroal Commercial Zinc Citrate Trihydrate is the salt produced through the reaction between citric acid and zinc oxide, with three molecules of water associated. It is available as a white crystalline powder, characterized by its odorlessness and neutral taste. Zinc citrate trihydrate remains stable up to 250°C and is manufactured with non-allergenic ingredients, non-genetically modified organisms, and non-organic volatile solvents or substances.

INCI Name: Zinc Citrate

Ingredient Name: Zinc Citrate Trihydrate

Functions: Fertilizer, Micronutrient, Mineral Source, Oral Care Agent, Supplement

Mineral Type: Zinc

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Name
INCI Name
Mineral Type
Agrochemical Functions
Cosmetic Ingredients Functions
Food Ingredients Functions
Pharma & Nutraceuticals Functions
Molecular formula
Zn₃(C₆H₅O₇)₂.3H₂O

Features & Benefits

Agrochemicals Features

Applications & Uses

Application Format
Food & Nutrition Applications
Oral Care Applications
Main Uses
  • WHO / FAO through the expert committee of food additives and the European Community have identified zinc as an essential nutrient with a specific role in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the biochemistry of body in humans, animals, and plants cells.
  • It is used in pharmaceutical and food as supplement or complement. Zinc Citrate Trihydrate is used in toothpaste, mouthwash to preserve the dental and oral health, is also used in agriculture as soil fertilizer and micronutrient supplier to plants.

Properties

Solubility
Appearance
White crystal or powder
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melting Point250.0°C-
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Aerobic Mesophilic Bacteriamax. 500cfu/g-
Escherichia ColiAbsent/10g-
Yeasts and Moldsmax. 100cfu/g-
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Antimony Contentmax. 5.0mg/Kg-
Arsenic Contentmax. 2.0mg/Kg-
Assay (as Citrate)59.6 - 60.8% w/w-
Assay (as Zinc)30.9 - 31.5% w/w-
Assay (as Zn₃(C₆H₅O₇) Anhydrous)99.0 - 100.5% w/w-
Bulk Density730 - 780Kg/m³-
Cadmium Contentmax. 2.0mg/Kg-
Chloride Content*max. 500mg/Kg-
Clarity of Solution (solution 2M HCl)max. 6.0NTU-
Iron (as Fe)max. 25mg/Kg-
Lead Contentmax. 10mg/Kg-
Loss on Drying (3g, 105°C, 2h)max. 0.5% w/w-
Mercury Contentmax. 1.0mg/Kg-
Molecular Weight628.4g/mol-
Particle Size (50% vol)5 - 15μm-
Particle Size (min. 250 microns)max. 1.0%-
Particle Size (min. 52 microns)max. 0.01%-
pH (solution 3% w/v)5.0 - 7.0--
Residue on Ignition (at 5g, 500°C, 3h)38.4 - 39.2% w/w-
Sulphate Contentmax. 500mg/Kg-
Solubility
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Water Content (at 25°C)2.6g/1dm³-

Regulatory & Compliance

Safety & Health

Safety Data
  • Sucroal Commercial Zinc Citrate Trihydrate could be irritating in eyes, skin and airways by contact.
  • Please use personal protective equipment, as gloves, safety glasses and respiratory protection.
  • Sucroal Commercial Zinc Citrate Trihydrate is recommended to be handled in well ventilated areas and in the explosion proof equipment.
  • Environmental hazard: This product is classified by UN and CEE as pollutant of marine life. Hazard statement: H400.
  • Do not allow to enter sewers or surface or groundwater for a long time.

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • USA
Packaging Information

Sucroal Commercial Zinc Citrate Trihydrate is available in following references 25kg.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
5 years
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions
  • WHO / FAO through the expert committee of food additives and the European Community have identified zinc as an essential nutrient with a specific role in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the biochemistry of body in humans, animals, and plants cells.
  • Sucroal Commercial Zinc Citrate Trihydrate is used in pharmaceutical and food as supplement or complement. Zinc Citrate Trihydrate is used in toothpaste, mouthwash to preserve the dental and oral health, is also used in agriculture as soil fertilizer and micronutrient supplier to plants.
  • Sucroal Commercial Zinc Citrate Trihydrate avoid high humidity and high temperatures. Store at a temperature below 30 °C and a relative humidity less than 70% on dry pallets, under cover, and in well-ventilated places according to good storage practices (GSP) is easily compacted under improper conditions of storage and handling.
  • Sucroal Commercial Zinc Citrate Trihydrate estimated useful life is 5 years when stored in original packaging; recommended store and a temperature below 20 °C and a relative humidity less than 50% for long periods of storage