1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylicacid, 2-hydroxy-, tripotassium salt (9CI)
water: 1 M at 20 °C
The product is white crystal or powder; odorless; taste salty; slightly deliquescence; readily soluble in water or glycerine, almost insoluble in ethanol (Relative density 1.98, it will melt and decompose when heated to 230℃). Tests show that the product had no significant harm to the human body, ADI doesn’t need special provision (FAO / WHO, 1994).
In food processing industry, it is used as acid regulator ,chelate agent, stabilizer, antibiotic oxidizer, emulsifier, flavor regluator, used in dairy product, jellies, jam, meat, tinned pastry. Used as emulsifier in cheese and used in citrus freshening. In pharmaceutical, it is used for curing hypokalimia, potassium depletion and alkalization of urine.
Package & Storage
In 25kg composite plastic woven/ paper bag with PE liner. It should be stored in a dry and ventilative warehouse and kept away from moisture, heat and poisonous substance. Handled with care, so as to avoid damage to packing bags.