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Calcium Citrate Powder Granular Food Grade

Character: It is fine, white powder. It is very slightly soluble in water, but it is insoluble in alcohol.

Product Description

Calcium Citrate Powder

1. Product name: calcium citrate powder

2. Molecular Formula: Ca3(C6H5O7)2·4H2O

3. Molecular Weight: 570.50

4. CAS: 5785-44-4

5. Character: It is fine, white powder. It is very slightly soluble in water, but it is insoluble in alcohol.

6. Application: sequestrant; buffer, firming agent, calcium supplement and etc.

7. Packing: 25kg paper bag or customized package.

Chemical Properties

[Appearance] White powder
[solubility ]0.1 M HCl: 0.01 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
[form ]Liquid
[color ]Clear
[Water Solubility ]Soluble in water and hydrochloric acid.
[λmax]λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.04 λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.03
[Merck ]13,1662
[BRN ]3924520

Calcium citrate (or tricalcium citrate), CAS# 5785-44-4, is the calcium salt of citric acid and is supplied as a fine white powder. Together with citric acid, sodium citrate, magnesium citrate and potassium citrate, calcium citrate is widely used as a food acidity regulator. Calcium citrate is also used as a preservative in food products. It is widely accepted as a safe food additive in many countries. As a professional supplier and manufacturer of food additives, Zhonghong has been supplying quality calcium citrate to customers around the world for many years. If you have any questions or would like a quote, please feel free to contact us.

Product parameter

Test item USP 40 FCC
Identification Passes test Passes test
Assay, dried basis 97.5-100.5 % 97.5-100.5 %
Arsenic 3 ppm ---
Heavy metals 20 ppm ---
Lead 10 ppm 2 mg/kg
Fluoride 0.003 % 0.003 %
Acid insoluble substances 0.2 % ---
Loss on drying 10.0-13.3 % 10.0-14.0 %

Available Calcium Citrate Grades

Food Grade: Calcium citrate is widely used as an acidifying agent in the food and beverage industry.Foodchem's food grade calcium citrate is available as a fine powder (>97.5% purity).

Quality Control

At Zhonghong, we apply strict quality control processes to all our products. All of the calcium citrate we offer has been rigorously tested to Kosher, Halal, HACCP and ISO standards to prove that it is safe for use as a food additive.

Storage and Transport Precautions

Storage: Calcium Citrate should be stored in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place away from incompatible substances. Store protected from moisture.
Handling Precautions: Handling of calcium citrate should only be carried out by personnel trained and familiar with the handling of organic chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and inhalation of dust. Avoid handling that could lead to dust formation.

Application and Uses of Calcium Citrate

Calcium Citrate is a Calcium salt widely used as acidity regulator and preservative in food and beverage. As a acidity regulator and preservative, Calcium Citrate can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, and various other industries.

Chemical Properties

Calcium citrate tetrahydrate is a white powder
Used as a calcium fortifying agent in food; as an anti-caking agent in dry mixes.
Calcium citrate tetrahydrate is mainly used as a calcium supplement.


Product Pictures


Food Grade Powder Granular Tetrahydrate Calcium Citrate

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