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Sodium citrate,Trisodium citrate,CAS No.68-04-2

Sodium citrate,Trisodium citrate,CAS No.68-04-2

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Name:Sodium citrate
Synonyms:Trisodium citrate; 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid trisodium salt
Molecular Formula:C6H5Na3O7
Molecular Weight:258.07
CAS Registry Number:68-04-2
EINECS:200-675-3
Sodium citrate usually refers to trisodium citrate, though it can refer to any of the sodium salts of citric acid:Monosodium citrate ;Disodium citrate ;Trisodium citrate
Trisodium citrate is employed as a flavoring agent in certain varieties of club soda.
Sodium citrate is an ingredient in Benedict's reagent. Sodium citrate is used by Canadian Blood Services as an anticoagulant during apheresis. The saline compound is added in small amounts to blood collected from a donor and is included in the blood returned at the end of each cycle to avoid premature clotting.
Sodium citrate is a product of the chemical reaction Alka Seltzer produces when it comes in contact with water.
Sodium citrate is used in the relief of cystitis in women, its effect is to make the urine less acidic and therefore provide pain relief. Its is not recommended for children or men
Specifications:
Product name
 Sodium Citrate
 
Items
 Specification (BP2000)
 
Description
 White Crystalline
 
Identification
 Passes test
 
Appearance of soluotion
 Clear and colourless
 
Acidity or alkalinity
 Comply with BP2000
 
Chloridescl
 50ppm
 
PH(5% Water Solution)
 7.5-9.0
 
sulphateS
 150PPM
 
Oxalates

 100PPM
 
Heavy metals
 5PPM
 
readily carbonisable substances
 Not deeper than standard
 
Bacterial Endotoxins
 0.5 i.u/mg
 
pyrogens
 Passes test
 
Arsenic
 1PPM
 
Lead(pb)
 1PPM
 
Loss on drying
 13.5%
 
Assay
 99.0-101.0%
 
Mercury
 1PPM
 

Packing: 25kg three ply paper bag with one inner PE bag or inner PE lamination
Storage:Store in cool, dry place in well-closed containers.
Shelf life:2years