Citric Acid is a weak organic acid and is a natural preservative. It is also used to add an acidity to substances. It also serves as an environmentally benign cleaning agent and acts as an antioxidant.
In art, citric acid is used to adjust the pH of solutions (toward acidity) and as a mordant to make lake pigments from natural dyes.
|Chemical Name:||2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-Tricarboxylic acid|
|Mesh (%):||100% 100 mesh|
|Color:||White crystalline powder|
Keep in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area. Protect against physical damage. Isolate from incompatible substances. Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust, solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for the product.
Health and Safety
Wear protective clothing, including gloves, apron or coveralls, as appropriate, to prevent skin contact. Use chemical safety goggles where dusting or splashing of solutions is possible. Dust causes irritation to the respiratory tract. Symptoms may include coughing, shortness of breath. Ingestion may cause irritation to the gastrointestinal tract. Skin and eye contact may produce irritation and pain. Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet.
This product is not known to be toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. If product is spilled, comply with Federal, State and local regulations on reporting spills. Refer to Material Safety Sheet and labels for further details.
|Processing Time||Usually ships the next business day.|