Trisodium citrate dihydrate is a tribasic salt of citric acid. It is produced by complete neutralisation of citric acid with high purity sodium hydroxide or carbonate and subsequent crystallisation. Trisodium citrate dihydrate is widely used in foods, beverages and various technical applications mainly as buffering, sequestering or emulsifying agent.

Trisodium citrate is a white solid powder that is tasteless, odorless, and has no color. It is often used in food, drinks, and medicine. Its chemical formula is Na3C6H5O7 and it is a sodium salt of citric acid.

Trisodium citrate is used as an anticoagulant and a buffering agent in medicines and intravenous solutions in the drug business. It is also used in some medical tests to figure out what’s wrong.

Trisodium citrate is safe to eat and has been cleared by regulatory agencies around the world, such as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). It is also often used as a chelating agent in cleaning goods to get rid of hard water deposits.



Formula C6H5Na3O7.2(H2O)
CAS Nos. 6132-04-3
Molecular Weight 294.12
Appearance Colorless Crystalline Powder
Assay 99.00 % ( +/-1)
pH 7.5 -9
Free Alkali (as NAOH) NMT 0.05 %
Chloride NMT 0.005 %
Sulphates NMT 0.005 %
Heavy Metals ( as PB ) NMT 0.002 %
Storage Room Temperature
HS Code 2918.15.20
Synonyms Sodium citrate tribasic dihydrate, Citric acid trisodium salt dihydrate, Trisodium citrate dihydrate


As sodium citrate can be used in the production of a wide variety of foods and beverages, its principal applications are as flavorings and/or preservatives.

Sodium citrate is used to provide soft drinks, energy drinks, and club soda with a tart flavor.

As a pH buffering ingredient, sodium citrate is also utilized in products like gelatins and mini milk containers.

Sodium citrate, which is also used as an anti-coagulant, is excellent for preventing fat globules from sticking together while making several products, including Ice Cream.


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