We are one of the top ranked manufacturers, suppliers and exporters of Diammonium Citrate. These products are used as a food additive to ensure the proper regulation of acidic content. Known for their pure and non-contaminated nature, these products are very popular among the clients. This greenish or reddish brown powder is known for its high solubility in water. Diammonium Citrate is available with us in different quantities in accordance to the requirements of the clients.
Information on Diammonium Citrate
Diammonium Citrate is Inorganic compound. Diammonium Citrate is a White crystalline powder with a slight Ammonia odour. It has a melting point of 185oC. It has a water solubility of 100 gm / 100 gm of water. The product should be stored in tightly closed container away from the source of heat.
Synthesis / Manufacturing Process of Diammonium Citrate
The main raw material of Diammonium Citrate is Citric Acid. Citric Acid is available in two forms i.e. Anhydrous & Monohydrate. Citric Acid is produced by fermentation process in which a carbohydrate source is utilized such as corn based starch and sugar beet molasses. Fermentation yields a crude purity product which requires further refining. One refining technique utilities a precipitation process, this process first uses lime to produce calcium citrate solids, this is then treated with sulphuric acid which produces a partially purified soluble citric acid and calcium sulphate as a by-product. Another technique used is solvent extraction. These processes produce streams which require demineralization by ion exchange.
Diammonium Citrate is prepared by treating Citric acid with Ammonium Bicarbonate.
Specifications of Diammonium Citrate
Product Name : Diammonium Citrate.
Product Code : C006.
Product Category : Citrates.
CAS No. : 3012-65-5.
Synonyms : Citric Acid, Ammonium Salt Salt; Ammonium Citrate Dibasic.
Molecular Formula : C6H14N2O7.
Molecular Weight : 226.19.
Appearance : White Crystalline Powder.
Solubility : Freely Soluble In Water, Clear Solution.
Assay : 98.0% Min.
pH : 4.0 6.0.
Packing : 25 Kg. HDPE Bags / Drums.
Uses / Application of Diammonium Citrate
Diammonium Citrate is used in rust-proofing, cotton printing, plasticizer, and as an analytical reagent in determination of phosphate in fertilizer.v