Product Name: Sodium citrate
CAS No.: 68-04-2
Molecular Formula: C6H5Na3O7
Molecular weight: 258.07
Appearance: White to off-white crystalline powder
In the food and beverage industry used as flavor agent and stabilizer; In the pharmaceutical industry used as drug blood, phlegm and diuretic; In the detergent industry, can replace sodium tripolyphosphate as a non-toxic detergent additives; Drugs are also used in brewing, injection, photography and plating, etc. Is one of the basic agent of biological experiments.
Trisodium citrate has the chemical formula of Na3C6H5O7. It is sometimes referred to simply as sodium citrate, though sodium citrate can refer to any of the three sodium salts of citric acid. It possesses a saline, mildly tart flavor. It is mildly basic and can be used along with citric acid to make biologically compatible buffers.