Sodium Citrate BP USP NF IP Reagent FCC Food Grade Manufacturers Exporters

Sodium Citrate

Test Specification...BP
Characters White or almost white, crystalline powder or granular crystals, slightly deliquescent in moist air.



(a) Specified test. The solution gives the reaction of citrates.

(b) 1 ml of solution gives reaction of sodium.

Solubility Freely soluble in water, practically insoluble in ethanol (96%)
Appearance of the solution The solution is clear and colorless.
Acidity or Alkalinity Specified Test.
Readily Carbonisable substances Specified Test.
Chlorides Not more than 50 ppm
Oxalates Not more than 300 ppm
Sulfates Not more than 150 ppm
Water Between 11.0% to 13.0%
Heavy Metals Not more than 10 ppm
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 101.0% calculated on the anhydrous basis.
Test Specification...IP
Appearance White, granular crystals or a white, crystalline powder; odorless; slightly deliquescent in moist air.
Solubility Freely soluble in water, practically insoluble in alcohol
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Acidity or alkalinity Passes test
Arsenic Maximum 2ppm
Heavy metals Maximum 10ppm
Chlorides Maximum 100ppm
Oxalate Maximum 300ppm as anhydrous oxalic acid
Sulphates Maximum 150ppm
Tartrates Passes test
Readily carbonizable substances Passes test
Assay Not less than 99% and not more than 101%

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.