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TRISODIUM CITRATE Introduction

Trisodium citrate dihydrate, is widely Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate trade name used in foods, beverages and various as sodium citrate is salt of citric acid; it is technical applications mainly as buffering, often referred as "sodium citrate", though sequestering or emulsifying agent, sodium citrate can refer to any of the three whereas the anhydrous form finds its uses sodium salts of citric acid. in particular applications such as water sensitive dry blends and instant beverages, Trisodium Citrate is produced by surfactants, fragrances as well as in tablets complete neutralisation of citric acid with and OTC products. high purity sodium hydroxide or carbonate and subsequent crystallisation. Foods It is used as a food additive, usually for Trisodium citrate dihydrate occurs as flavour or as a preservative, a major white, granular crystals or as white, flavoring agent in certain varieties of club crystalline powder with a pleasant, salty soda. It is common as an ingredient in taste. It is slightly deliquescent in moist bratwurst, and is also used in many air, freely soluble in water and practically beverages. It is found in gelatin mix, ice insoluble in ethanol (96 %). It possesses a cream, yogurt, jams, sweets, milk powder, saline, mildly tart flavor. It is mildly basic processed cheeses, carbonated beverages, and can be used along with citric acid to and wine, amongst others. It can be used make biologically compatible buffers. The as an emulsifier when making cheese. It aqueous solution is slightly alkaline, with a allows the cheese to melt without pH between 7,5 to 9,0. Trisodium becoming greasy. Citrate Dihydrate becomes anhydrous at 150 ยบC.


Medical Uses It was used for the first time in medical field by doctor Albert Hustin and researcher Luis Agote in 1914 as an anticoagulant in blood transfusions with Richard Lewisohn determining its correct concentration in 1915. It is still being used today in bloodcollection tubes and for the preservation of blood in blood banks. Trisodium citrate is been used as a locking agent in vascath and haemodialysis lines instead of heparin due to its lower risk of systemic anticoagulation. Other medical application includes as osmotic laxative it is a major component of the WHO oral rehydration solution.

Buffer Agent As a conjugate base of a weak acid, citrate can perform as a buffering agent or acidity regulator, resisting changes in pH. It is used to control acidity in some substances, such as gelatin desserts.

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TRISODIUM CITRATE BROCHURE  

Epoxy Oilserv Nigeria is the distributor of food grade chemicals in Nigeria, we have large stock of Soya Lecithin in our stock.

TRISODIUM CITRATE BROCHURE  

Epoxy Oilserv Nigeria is the distributor of food grade chemicals in Nigeria, we have large stock of Soya Lecithin in our stock.

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