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Sodium Citrate

E No.:E331(i)
CAS NO.:68-04-2
Einecs No.:200-675-3
Hs code:29181500.00
Payment Term:L/C, D/P, T/T
QC:HACCP, Halal, Kosher, ISO



Sodium Citrate is the sodium salt of citric acid.

Like citric acid, it has a sour taste. Like other salts, it also has a salty taste. It is commonly known as sour salt and is mainly used as a food additive, usually for flavor or as a preservative.

Sodium citrate is the sodium salt of citric acid. It is white, crystalline powder or white, granular crystals, slightly deliquescent in moist air, freely soluble in water, practically insoluble in alcohol.

Like citric acid, it has a sour taste. From the medical point of view, it is used as alkalinizing agent. It works by neutralizing excess acid in the blood and urine. It has been indicated for the treatment of metabolic acidosis.

Chemical   formula:  C6H5O7Na3·2H2O Mol.Weight:   294.10 CAS number:    6132-04-3
Use Flavoring agent,   emulsifier, stabilizator, for food production
Lot No.: THN2208106 Production Date:AUG.2022    Expiry Date:AUG.2024
Characters White Crystalline powder / White Crystalline powder
Identification Passes test / Passes test
Appearance of solution Clear and colourless / Clear and colourless
Acidity or Alkalinity Passes test / Passes test
Readily carbonisable substances Passes test / Passes test
Chlorides 50 ppm 50
Oxalates 100 ppm 100
Sulphates 150 ppm 100
Heavy metal(as Pb) 5 ppm 5
Lead 1 ppm <0.5
Arsenic 1 ppm <0.5
Mercury 1 ppm <0.5
Pyrogens Passes test / Passes test
Water 11.0-13.0 % 12.12
Tartrate Passes test / Passes test
Assay 99.0-101.0 % 99.84
PH 5%aqua solution 7.5-9.0 / 8.66
Packing 25kg bags,4mts/part of * 20’FCL ,with pallets,4mts/160bags.
Specification 30-100mesh
Storage Store   in cool, dry place in well-closed containers.

In Food

Sodium citrate E331(i) used for culinary purposes comprises of three salts: monosodium citrate, disodium citrate and Trisodium citrate. Sodium citrate is commonly known as sodium citrate E331. It is used as an antioxidant, and food additive for flavor, while enhancing the quality and stability of foods and as a preservative. Sodium citrate used in food such as in Soy Products Bakery Flavors, Table Top Product Dairy Confectionery, Fruits, Vegetables Meat, Seafood , Cereals, Snacks Desserts, Ice Cream Ready Meals, Instant Food, Fruit Preparations, Sweet Spreads Baby Food, Infant Formula, Sauces, Dressings, Seasoning.

In Beverage

Sodium Citrate E331(i) is used as acidity regulator in drinks such as in Alcoholic Beverages Carbonated Soft Drinks, Instant Drinks, Syrups, Juice Drinks, Tea and Coffee, Sports and Energy Drinks

In Pharmaceutical

Sodium citrate E331(i) can be used in pharmaceutical to help lessen the acidity levels in the urine. Sodium citrate E331 is also used before general anaesthesia to prevent inhalation of stomach acid.

In Health & Personal care products

Sodium citrate E331(i) may be used in all types of cosmetic products, including baby products, make-up, lipstick, bath products, soaps and detergents, hair dyes and colors, and hair and skin care products.

In Other Industries

Sodium Citrate E331(i) is also used as Adhesives, Sealants, Agrochemicals, Fertilizers, Construction, Fine Chemicals, Inks, Paints, Coatings, Metal Surface Treatment, Oil Drilling Ore Mining and Refining, Paper, Plastics, Polymers, Textile, Leather

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