Alfa Aesar™ Citric acid, 99+%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A1039530

Quantity 250g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 77-92-9
    Molecular Formula C6H8O7
    Formula Weight 192.13g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011669
    Beilstein 782061
    Merck Index 14,2326
    Chemical Name or Material Citric acid

    Specifications

    Odor Odorless
    Melting Point 153° to 154°C
    pH 1.6
    Quantity 250g
    CAS 77-92-9
    Molecular Formula C6H8O7
    Formula Weight 192.13g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011669
    Beilstein 782061
    Merck Index 14,2326
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H318-H335-H315
    Causes serious eye damage.
    May cause respiratory irritation.
    Causes skin irritation.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
    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.
    Continue rinsing.
    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.
    RTECS Number GE7350000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Citric acid
    Assay ≥99%

    Description

    Applications
    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.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, dimethylsufoxide and ethylacetate.

    Notes
    Hygroscopic. Incompatible with alkalies, bases, metal nitrates and oxidizing agents.

    GHS H Statement
    H318-H335-H315
    Causes serious eye damage.
    May cause respiratory irritation.
    Causes skin irritation.

    GHS P Statement
    P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
    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.
    Continue rinsing.
    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.

    Danger

    SDS & Safety Documents

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  • Safety and Handling

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