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E332 Potassium Citrate CAS No. 866-84-2

Product Description

Categories Acidulents
Qty in 20’FCL 17000kg
Min Order 500kg
Origin China
Packaging Factory Packaging or Neutral
Certificate ISO, Kosher, Halal, BRC
E Number E332
CAS No. 866-84-2
HS Code 291815
Specification FCC/USP

Potassium Citrate, E332, CAS no.866-84-2, Potassium salt of Citric Acid, also known as Tripotassium citrate, white, odorless crystalline powder soluble in water, manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, Potassium bicarbonate or Potassium carbonate and Citric acid as raw materials. Potassium Citrate, along with citric acid, Calcium citrate, Sodium Citrate and Magnesium Citrate is widely used as food acidulants. It functions as a buffering agent and sequestrant, commonly used in soft drinks, artificially sweetened jellies, processed cheeses, and puddings. Potassium citrate will reduce sodium content in beverages, gelatin desserts, confections, jams and jellies. 

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Product reference

  • Specification
  • Potassium Citrate Specification

      • Name                              Potassium Citrate
      • Formula                          K3C6H5O7·H2O
      • Appearance                     White crystals or crystalline powder
      • Purity                                99.0 – 101.0%
      • Solubility                            1g in 0.55ml water, practically
      • Acidity or Alkalinity           Conforms
      • Readily carbonisable substances       Conforms
      • Chloride(Cl)                                        50 ppm max
      • Sulfate(SO42-)                                    150 ppm max
      • Loss on drying                                        4.0 – 7.0%
      • Heavy metals(as Pb)                   10 ppm max

  • Market and Price
  • As a professional supplier of Potassium Citrate, we’re engaged in export and distribute Potassium Citrate for years.

    Price trend of Potassium Citrate

    Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material sucrose are stable.
    Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Potassium Citrate manufacturers didn’t change much.
    Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Potassium Citrate will be stable in the coming months.

  • Benefit

  • MSDS, Halal, Kosher, Gluten free
  • Potassium Citrate gluten free

    Yes. Potassium Citrate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide fresh acidic taste to soft drinks.

    Halal Certified Potassium Citrate

    Potassium Citrate is a Potassium salt of Citric Acid, generally recognized as halal.

    Kosher Certified Potassium Citrate

    Potassium Citrate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.

    Potassium Citrate MSDS

  • Side Effect
  • Side Effect of Potassium Citrate

    Though Potassium Citrate is regarded as safe food acidulent, there maybe some side effects:

      • Abdominal or stomach discomfort
      • diarrhea
      • nausea
      • vomiting

      Symptoms of overdose:

      • Abdominal or stomach pain
      • confusion
      • difficult breathing
      • irregular heartbeat
      • nervousness
      • numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
      • shortness of breath
      • weakness or heaviness of the legs

  • Application and Uses
  • Application and Uses of Potassium Citrate

    Potassium Citrate can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Potassium Citrate E332 is used as a buffer, chelating agent, stabilizer, anti-oxidant, emulsifier and flavoring additive. Potassium Citrate is used in dairy products, jellies, jam, meat and tinned pastry.

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