Disodium citrate, more properly, disodium hydrogen citrate, is an acid salt of citric acid. It is used as an antioxidant in food as well as to improve the effects of other antioxidants. It is also used as an acidity regulator and sequestrant. Typical products include gelatin, jam, sweets, ice cream, carbonated beverages, milk powder, wine, and processed cheeses.
|Assay||NLT 98.0% to 104.0% of C6H6Na2O7. 1 ½ H2O|
|Acidity(pH of 3%W/V solution)||4.9 to 5.2|
|Arsenic||2 PPM Max|
|Heavy Metals||20 PPM Max|
|Oxalates||Pass the test (150 PPM)|
|Readily Carbonisable substances||Pass the test|