Applications and Uses of Citric Acid Monohydrate

Citric Acid Monohydrate E330 is used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Citric Acid Monohydrate is a common form of citric acid. Citric acid monohydrate E330 is mainly used as an acid condiment, flavoring agent and preservative in food and beverage and as pharmaceutical excipients in pharmaceutical industry. It is also used as antioxidant, plasticizer and detergent builder in chemical, cosmetics and detergent industries.

Citric Acid Monohydrate E330 uses as follows:

In Food

Citric Acid Monohydrate E330 is widely used as organic acid and pH-control agent, flavoring and preservative in food production in candy, cookies, biscuits, canned fruits, jams, and jellies, Baby Food, Infant Formula, Bakery, Cereals, Snacks, Confectionery, Dairy, Desserts, Ice Cream, Meat, Seafood, Ready Meals, Instant Food, Sauces, Dressings, Seasonings.

In Beverage

Citric Acid Monohydrate E330 can be used as acidity regulator and antioxidant in beverage such as in Alcoholic Beverages, Carbonated Soft Drinks, Instant Drinks, Syrups, Juice Drinks, RTD Tea and Coffee, Sports and Energy Drinks, Waters

In Pharmaceutical

Citric Acid Monohydrate E330 can be used as thrombin inhibitor and fungicide in Pharmaceutical.

In Health and Personal care

Citric Acid E330 is used in cosmetics and personal care products as a preservative and to adjust the ph balance. Citric acid is also one of a group of ingredients known as alpha hydroxy acids that are used as the active ingredients in chemical skin peels. citric acid was used in almost every category of cosmetic product with over 10,000 reported uses. Citric Acid can be used in baby products, make-up, lipstick, bath products, soaps and detergents, hair dyes and colors, and hair and skin care products.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

Citric Acid Monohydrate E330 can be used as antioxidant and ph regulator in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed such as in broiler feed, chicken feed.

In Other Industries

Citric Acid Monohydrate E330 is widely used as cleansing agent, surfactant in various other industries.

  • As cleansing agent: in plumbing cleaning to remove scale.
  • As anti crease agent: in textile to prevent formaldehyde contamination.
  • As additive: in plastic manufacturing to improve mechanical properties.
  • As concrete retardant: in construction to improve concrete quality.

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