Sodium citrate

  • CAT Number: R071262
  • CAS Number: 6132-04-3
  • Molecular Formula: C6H9Na3O9
  • Molecular Weight: 294.1
  • Purity: ≥95%
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Sodium citrate(Cat No.:R071262), is a sodium salt of citric acid, a natural organic acid found in citrus fruits. It is widely used in the food and beverage industry as an acidity regulator and preservative. Sodium citrate serves various purposes, including controlling the acidity of food products, enhancing flavor, and preventing the formation of crystals in certain processed foods and beverages. It is commonly added to carbonated beverages, jams, and dairy products. Additionally, sodium citrate has applications in medicine, where it is used as an anticoagulant and as an ingredient in certain medical preparations, like electrolyte solutions.

Catalog Number R071262
CAS Number 6132-04-3
Molecular Formula


Purity 95%
Storage RT
IUPAC Name trisodium;2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate;dihydrate
InChI InChI=1S/C6H8O7.3Na.2H2O/c7-3(8)1-6(13,5(11)12)2-4(9)10;;;;;/h13H,1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)(H,11,12);;;;2*1H2/q;3*+1;;/p-3
SMILES C(C(=O)[O-])C(CC(=O)[O-])(C(=O)[O-])O.O.O.[Na+].[Na+].[Na+]

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