Chemical | Citric Acid

Citric acid is mainly used as acidulating agent, preservative, and as a flavoring (E330) in the beverage and food industries. The quality and/or concentration of citric acid can be measured or verified by using an Anton Paar Abbemat refractometer.

Citric acid (2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid) is a weak organic acid with the chemical formula C6H8O7. It naturally occurs in citrus fruits. For industrial purposes over one million tons per year are biotechnologically produced with mold.

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