Potassium Citrate

Potassium Citrate

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Potassium Citrate is known for its number of medical and industrial uses. This white, odorless chemical can be used to cure kidney stones because it helps to break up the stones into small enough pieces to be able to pass safely through the urine. Also demanded in food and beverage industry, it is used as a buffering agent. The offered Potassium Citrate can help adjust the pH levels in items like soft drinks.

  • Product Name: Potassium Citrate
  • Chemical Names: Potassium citrate; TRIPOTASSIUM CITRATE; 866-84-2; Kaliksir; Urocit K; Potassium citrate anhydrous
  • CAS Number: 866-84-2
  • Chemical formula: C6H5O7K3·H2O or K3C6H5O7 or C6H5K3O7
  • Molar mass: 306.395 g/mol
  • Appearance: white powder hygroscopic
  • Odor: odorless
  • Density: 1.98 g/cm3
  • Melting point: 180 °C (356 °F; 453 K)
  • Boiling point: 230 °C (446 °F; 503 K)
  • Solubility in water: soluble
  • Solubility: soluble in glycerin, insoluble in ethanol (95%)