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5+ FAQs about Citric Acid by Industry Experts

Press Release: October 16, 2020

Naturally found in citrus fruits, Citric Acid is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle and a weak organic acid. Citric Acid has manifold uses in our everyday life. In this blog, Palvi FZE as a leading Citric Acid manufacturer in Sri Lanka share 5 FAQs about Citric Acid to help readers understanding about its utility and benefits in daily life.

Citric Acid Production

As mentioned earlier, citric acid is found in all kinds of citrus fruits. Lemons contain high proportion of citric acid. The industry level man-made production citric acid started in 1890.

Palvi FZE is ranked among the top Citric Acid suppliers in Sri Lanka.

Citric Acid Uses and Applications

Industrially, Citric Acid is used in following aspects:

  1. Chemical Industry
  2. Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Cosmetics
  1. Detergent
  2. Food Industry
  3. Beverage Industry
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Forestry
  1. Dairy Industry
  2. Electroplating Industry

Palvi FZE is a Citric Acid exporter in Sri Lanka.

Chemical Features of Citric Acid

Citric Acid has both anhydrous and monohydrate formulation. It is listed among tribasic acid. The zero ionic strength of Citric Acid is around 2.92-5.21. 

Formation of Metallic Salts and Complexes

Along magnesium copper, iron, manganese and calcium citric acid forms many metallic salts and complexes which are further used as sequestering agent in industrial processes.

Powder Citric Acid Uses

Powder Citric Acid is a water softener because of its organic nature. It has wide demand in the cosmetics and food additive industry. Powder citric acid is used for cleaning as well.

Citric Acid for Human Body

It is good for human beings to consume naturally occurring citric acid. Citric acid works as an antioxidant for the body.

If looking for a Citric Acid distributor in Sri Lanka, feel free to contact Palvi FZE.

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