Citric Acid Monohydrate

Citric Acid Monohydrate

Citric acid monohydrate is an organic acid. It can be produced by crystallization from mother liquor of citric acid solution at 20-25°C during citric acid synthesis. It occurs naturally in citrus fruits. In biochemistry, it is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, which occurs in the metabolism of all aerobic organisms.

Usage of Citric Acid Monohydrate:

Food, Biochemistry, Pharmaceuticals and other.

Citric Acid Monohydrate is a tricarboxylic acid found in citrus fruits. Citric acid is used as an excipient in pharmaceutical preparations due to its antioxidant properties. It maintains the stability of active ingredients and is used as a preservative.

Chemical formula:



White solid


1.542 g/cm3 (18 °C, monohydrate)