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Tri Ammonium Citrate

Tri Ammonium Citrate

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Tri Ammonium Citrate is widely used as a buffering agent to control the acid levels in certain substances. It mainly consists of citric acid and is produced by fermenting a rich carbohydrate source like corn or other such products. This agent is prepared by treating Citric Acid with ammonium bicarbonate. It is completely safe to use and is found in the form of a white crystalline powder. Tri Ammonium Citrate is completely soluble in water and has a wide area of use in agriculture, food, chemical, photography and various other industries. An air tight container is recommended to store this product, away from any direct heat source.

Key Points :

  • Used in food industry as a buffering agent and emulsifier
  • Used in electroplating industry as a complexing agent
  • Popular choice for cleaning metal surface
  • Also applicable in water treatment and chemical analysis


AppearanceWhite deliquescent powder
Assay (ex NH3)97 - 103%
pH of 10% solution6.0 - 7.0
Sulphated ashMax 0.05%
Chloride (Cl)Max 0.01%
Lead (Pb)Max 0.001%