Benefits of Citric acid anhydrous:
- Citric acid, also known as sour salt, citric acid is a mild acid that can be used in everyday, household cleaning.
- Chelating agent:
- Citric acid is an excellent chelating agent, binding metals by making them soluble. It is used to remove and discourage the buildup of limescale from boilers and evaporators.
- Cleaning agent:
- Citric acid is used as a cleaning agent. Applying a pharmaceutical-grade citric acid to discolored carpeting is help to remove stains. In fact, this solution is use for cleaning carpets in homes and businesses.
- It’s also effective at removing soap scum, hard water stains, calcium deposits, lime, rust, auto cleaning products (e.g., wheel and radiator cleaners), metal cleaners, oven cleaners, dishwasher cleaners, bathroom cleaners, tub & tile cleaners, dish soaps, laundry detergents, air fresheners, window cleaners, stain removers, and dishwasher rinse aids. In addition, it serves as a preservative in many cleaning solutions.
- Flavouring agent:
- Citric acid used as a flavouring agent and it improves the taste in medicine and foods.
- Buffering agent:
- Citric acid is commonly used as a buffer to increase the solubility. It is usually added to water to form a buffer solution, which only slightly changes its pH in response to other acids and bases being combined with it, particularly a strong acid or a strong base.
- Balance pH level:
- Citric acid is used in food coloringto balance the pH level of a normally basic dye, used in cosmetics products to balance the pH levels.
- Food and drinks:
- Citric acid is used in different types of food and drinks like candy, jams, fruits jellies, soft drinks, Sodas & other fizzy drinks, ice creams & other fruit sweets, sauces, mozzarella cheese and lemon juice or vinegar.
- Citric acid is used in cosmetics like shampoo (wash out wax and coloring from the hair), body wash, face cleansers, nail polish, hand soap and other cosmetics products. It useful in improving the effectiveness of soaps and laundry detergents.
- Dietary supplements:
· Citric acid also used as Dietary supplements includes vitamins, minerals, herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, and many other products. Dietary supplements come in a variety of forms: traditional tablets, capsules, and powders, as well as drinks and energy bars.
- Citric acid is also used as a bactericide, fungicide, anticoagulant, agricultural chemical, therapeutic agent, sequestrant, and hematologic agent.