Citric Acid Anhydrous 30-100 Mesh

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Citric Acid Anhydrous 30-100 Citric Acid Anhydrous 30-100 is a weak carboxylic acid and a naturally occurring fruit acid. It is an odourless substance with a strong acidic taste and is the most widely used organic acid due to its wide range of uses, including alongside Sodium Bicarbonate in bath bomb making.   Citric Acid Anhydrous 30-100 is a weak organic acid; it is a natural preservative, and is also used to add an acidic or sour taste to foods and drinks. It is used mainly as an acidifier, as a flavouring compound, and as an anticoagulent by chelating calcium in the blood. Within pharmaceutical industries, it is used as an excipient, its anti-oxidant properties make it perfect for this role. This particular citric acid is fine enough and perfectly suited to Bath Bomb Making. The dominant use of citric acid is as a flavouring and preservative in food and beverages, especially soft drinks. Within the EU it is identified by its E number, E330. The buffering properties of citrates are used to control pH in household cleaners and pharmaceuticals. For the best citric acid related to food products, click here. Citric acid is used with sodium bicarbonate in a wide range of effervescent formulae, both for ingestion (eg. powders and tablets) and for personal care (eg. bath salts, bath bombs, and cleaning of grease). Citric acid is also often used in cleaning products and sodas or fizzy drinks. To view all our products suitable for bath bomb making, click here. This product can only be delivered to commercial premises.   A bath bomb works when the Citric Acid and Sodium Bicarbonate come into contact with water and break down. Positively charged Sodium breaks away from the Sodium Bicarbonate whilst negatively charged Hydrogen breaks away from the Citric Acid, these react together, giving off Carbon Dioxide which creates the fizzy/bubbly effect in the water.