Pure Citric Acid Powder 5 Lb HIGHEST QUALITY Grade A Food Grade FCC/USP

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Seller: Top-Rated Plus Seller aromadepot (26,736) 99.3%, Location: Plainfield, New Jersey, Ships to: US, Item: 282904326153 Aroma Depot Citrus Acid 5 Lbs. Professionally Packaged in aQuality Heat Sealed Resealable Clear Pouch HIGHEST QUALITY Pure Citric Acid Food Grade FCC USP NON GMO Grade A Product Description: Citric acid is a weak organic acid with the formula C6H8O7. It is a natural preservative which occurs naturally in citrus fruits and is also used to add an acidic or sour taste to foods and drinks. In biochemistry, the conjugate base of citric acid, citrate, is important as an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, which occurs in the metabolism of all aerobic organisms. It consists of 3 carboxyls (R-COOH) groups. Citric acid is a commodity chemical, and more than a million tons are produced every year by fermentation. It is used mainly as an acidifier, as a flavoring, and as a chelating agent. Organic Acid: organic acids are weak acids and do not dissociate completely in water, whereas the strong mineral acids do. Lower molecular mass organic acids such as formic and lactic acids are miscible in water, but higher molecular mass organic acids, such as benzoic acid, are insoluble in molecular (neutral) form. C6H8O7: Molecular Formula for Citric Acid Food Grade: USDA Grade Standards for Food: How They are Developed and Used. Department of Agriculture. FCC: "Food Chemicals Codex" - (FCC) refers to a compendium of standards that is used internationally to ensure the quality and purity of food ingredients. The FCC helps manufacturers and consumers in recognizing genuine ingredients and substances and assures the quality of food products. USP: A chemical grade of sufficient purity to meet or exceed requirements of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP); acceptable for food, drug, or medicinal use; may be used for most laboratory purposes. NON-GMO: Free of any Genetically Modified Organism Citric acid, what is it and how is it used? Citric Acid is a naturally occurring preservative used in many applications including canning, flavoring, cleaning, and even photography development. As a weak organic acid, it is commonly purchased in powder form but is found in all citrus fruits including lemons, limes, oranges, and tangerines. While it has a variety of uses from food preservation to flavoring, it also has many other practical home uses as well.PreservativeWhen used in the canning process, it helps prevent the harmful form of food poisoning known as botulism. When combined with fruits or vegetables, Citric Acid helps to maintain a safe pH level inside the foods. Additionally, Citric Acid will also help to minimize discoloration or oxidization that naturally occurs over time.Sour FlavoringSince Citric Acid is safe for human consumption and has a naturally sour taste, it is a popular ingredient in most types of candy, especially sour flavored candies. Many artificial flavorings and drinks also use it in their recipes. In moderation, the sour flavor is also used to enhance dishes by balancing sweet and salty flavors together. Acting as a flavoring substitute, many health food recipes call for the use of Citric Acid.Alternative UsesWhile Citric Acid is best known as a food preservative and flavor enhancer, it has many alternative uses. Because it is a weak organic acid, it is useful as an environmentally safe cleaning product. There are many different types of these environmentally safe cleaning products that contain various levels of Citric Acid. Some other useful tools Citric Acid can be used for are artificial enamel formation and regeneration as well as its use in photography in the chemical process of developing prints.· 100% pure - AnhydrousFCC/USP Approved Use for water softening, craft making, candy making, pH adjustment of shampoo bases & more! Dishwashing Softens water to clean up all the scaling in your dishwasher. Scaled nozzles have less spraying power. The soft water also aids in cleaning of dishes during pre-rinse. Household Cleaner Many all-natural household cleaners, such as kitchen and bathroom sprays, contain a small percentage of citric acid to help clean hard water stains and kitchen messes. The citrusy smell of the acid is pleasant, so it works well as both a cleaner and a deodorizer. Common household use of lemon juice is to use it to clean hard water and mineral deposits from shower doors, sinks and toilets. Carpet Cleaner Applying a 10 percent pharmaceutical-grade citric acid to discolored carpeting can help to remove stains, according to the In fact, many carpet cleaning companies use this very solution for cleaning carpets in homes and businesses. Bath Bombs: Combine with sodium bicarbonate to make fizzy bombs for your bath.In candy making, citric acid provides a sour flavor. This is what's on Warheads.Using citric acid, cleansers become lather and will clean better due to the softened water.Pool care Make a paste and remove stains from your swimming pool liner and fiberglass pools (TEST FIRST!) Algicides Citric Acid is used to chelate copper in formulations used to kill algae in reservoirs and natural waters. The citric acid chelates the copper, then slowly releases it resulting in an extended time of effectiveness. Animal Feed Citric acid is used in animal feeds to form soluble, easily digestible chelates of essential metal nutrients, enhance response to antibiotics, enhance flavor to increase food uptake, to control gastric pH and improve the efficiency of the feed.In the slaughter operation, sodium citrate is used to prevent the coagulation or clotting of fresh blood. Calcium is an essential mineral for the clotting mechanism to occur. Citrate chelates the calcium, thus preventing the coagulating from taking place. Cigarettes Air-cured tobacco smoke is often alkaline, giving harsh and irritating flavors. Citric acid and other components are added to balance the flavors. Citric acid is also used in cigarette paper to control the burn rate. This ensures the tobacco and paper burn at the same rate.Circuit Boards For Soaps Chelate metals in hard water. TILE CLEANER Prepare 1 cup of Citric Acid with 3 cups of water in a bowl. Stir until completely dissolved. Apply to tile with a scrub brush. Rinse clean. Dirty, stained Tile will once again be beautiful and shiny bright! Citric acid can be used to clean circuit boards prior to soldering. Although more costly than mineral acids, citric acid has the advantage of being environmentally friendly.Concrete Admixture Citric acid is added to concrete formulations to retard the set rate and reduce the amount of water required. In the retarding the set rate, the Citrate interferes with the hydration of portland cement. In its role as a water reducer, citrate acts as a dispersant, reducing the viscosity of the cement slurry so less water is needed to make workable mixture detergents. About Aroma Depot We are a small business that never sacrifices quality for the price. We Appreciate every customer, large or small we will do our best to service each customer that purchase from us! Our primary goal is to hear from you on how well our products are working out for each valued customer. All our products are well packed & promptly shipped. 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