Trisodium citrate E331 is a food additive that is widely used in the food industry. Occurs as a preservative with the designation E331, sequestrant, as a flavoring additive for carbonated drinks with lemon flavor. It is considered a harmless product in the food industry. Added to dairy products such as UHT goat milk, concentrated milk, milk desserts; for confectionery, concentrates for cakes and desserts, ice cream, dessert toppings; crisps, chips and delicatessen products, including dinner concentrates, canned vegetables and meat, spirit drinks, non-alcoholic drinks and many other everyday products. Sodium citrate E331 has a slightly alkaline pH (7.5 – 9.0 pH).
- Chemical name: Trisodium citrate dihydrate E331 (iii)
- CAS No: 6132-04-3
- Form: White crystalline powder
- Grocery min. 99%
- pH 5%, 7.5-9.0
- Hygroscopic raw material, protect against moisture
- Unit packaging: 25 kg bag