Citric Acid Monohydrate – USP Food Grade
$19.99 – $39.99
Citric Acid Monohydrate is a versatile and widely used ingredient that is commonly found in a wide range of foods, beverages, and personal care products. As a USP Food Grade ingredient, Citric Acid Monohydrate is recognized as safe for use in food and beverage applications, and is an essential ingredient for many food and beverage manufacturers.
Citric Acid Monohydrate is a naturally occurring organic acid that is found in many fruits, including lemons, limes, and oranges. It is widely used in the food and beverage industry as an acidulant, flavor enhancer, and preservative. As a USP Food Grade ingredient, it is manufactured to strict quality standards to ensure purity, consistency, and safety for use in food and beverage applications.
One of the key benefits of Citric Acid Monohydrate is its ability to enhance the flavor and taste of foods and beverages. Its acidic properties make it an effective flavor enhancer, helping to bring out the natural flavors of fruits and other ingredients. It is also commonly used as a souring agent in many foods, such as candies, jellies, and soft drinks.
In addition to its flavor-enhancing properties, Citric Acid Monohydrate is also an effective preservative. Its acidic properties help to inhibit the growth of bacteria and other microorganisms, which can help to extend the shelf life of many foods and beverages. It is also an effective chelating agent, which means it can bind to metals and other compounds, helping to prevent discoloration and other unwanted reactions.
Citric Acid Monohydrate is also widely used in the personal care industry, where it is used as a pH adjuster and a chelating agent in many skincare, haircare, and personal hygiene products. Its ability to bind to metals and other impurities makes it an effective ingredient in many cleansing products, such as facial cleansers, shampoos, and body washes.
Another advantage of Citric Acid Monohydrate is its safety profile. As a USP Food Grade ingredient, it is recognized as safe for use in food and beverage applications. It is also biodegradable and environmentally friendly, which makes it an attractive choice for many manufacturers who are looking for sustainable and eco-friendly ingredients.