Citric Acid Prices
Current Prices and Historical Series in Several Countries
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About Citric Acid. Citric Acid is a naturally occurring tricarboxylic acid widely found in plants and animals. In its pure form, it is a colorless compound readily soluble in water. It is a versatile organic acid, widely used to add taste to food and soft drinks. It is additionally used as an ingredient in detergents and cleaning products.
Chemical Formula. C6H8O7
Commercial Grades. USP; reagent grade; monohydrate grade
Uses. Due to Citric Acid functionality and environmental acceptability, it is used in many industrial applications. Most of its production is used for foods and beverages and some industrial applications. Some examples of citric acid uses are as acidulant (foods, drinks, dietary supplements and pharmaceuticals); anticoagulant; mineral flotation agent; industrial cleaning/electroplating/anodizing reagent; animal food additive (digestion aid); and for water treatment.
- Molasses + Aspergillus niger mould + calcium hydroxide + Sulfuric acid (surface fermentation)
- Molasses + Aspergillus niger mould (submerged fermentation)
To know more about Citric Acid production processes, click here.
Derivatives. Ammonium citrate, dibasic; ammonium ferric citrate; calcium citrate; citrazinic acid; fatty acid glycerides, citrated; lithium citrate; potassium citrate; sodium citrate; tri-n-butyl citrate; triethyl citrate
Methodology. The pricing data presented are, if not otherwise indicated, volume-weighted average transaction prices including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified. The information provided is obtained from gathering and refining of trade data officially reported for the respective countries (i.e., governmental agencies, institutions related to foreign trade and industry publications). For further details check our Methodology.
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