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Citric Acid Monohydrate
Citric Acid Monohydrate is known to be a weak organic acid which is used as preservative and flavoring agent in food processing industry with E number E330. It has chemical formula C6H8O7 with molecular weight of 210.038 g/mol. This acid appears as white colored crystalline solid with odorless nature and density of 1.542 g/mol. It is soluble in water, alcohol, & ether and shows boiling point of 310 degrees Celsius. Citric Acid Monohydrate is also considered as an excellent chelating agent which makes it suitable to be used for removing scale buildup from boilers & evaporators.