Trisodium citrate dihydrate
The product is colorless or white crystalline granule or crystalline powder odorless; taste salty and cold, soluble in water, difficulty in ethanol; slightly deliquescence in moist air, pH7.5-9 in 5% aqueous solution, when heated to 150°C,it may lose crystal water. Sodium citrate is excellent chelating agent and complexing agent in chemistry. Its industrial application is due to this characteristic. Sodium citrate is used as favoring agent and stabilizer in food and beverage industry. Also as anticoagulant, expectorant and diuretic in medical industry and as the auxiliary of non-toxic washing agent instead of sodium trypolyphosphate in detergent industry.Sodium citrate is applied in brewing, injection, photography drug and plating etc.