Alfa Aesar Citric acid, 99+%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A103950I
Citric acid is the most widely used organic acid and pH-control agent in foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals and technical applications. Used in pharmaceutical preparations, especially in effervescent tablets. It is used as a natural preservative.
Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, dimethylsufoxide and ethylacetate.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with alkalies, bases, metal nitrates and oxidizing agents.
|153° to 154°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : GE7350000
TSCA : TSCA