Sodium Citrate IP


Description White or almost white, crystalline, powder or granular crystals
Solubility Freely soluble in water and very, soluble in boiling water; insoluble in alcohol and in ether
Appearance of solution 10 % aqueous solution is clear and colourless
Acidity or Alkalinity as per Pharmacopoeia
Chlorides Not more than 100 ppm
Sulphates Not more than 150 ppm
Heavy metals Not more than 10 ppm
Arsenic Not more than 2 ppm
Oxalates Not more than 300 ppm
Readily carbonisable as per Pharmacopoeia
Tartrate as per Pharmacopoeia
Water Between 11.0 and 13.0 % w/w
Assay Between 99.0 and 100.5 % w/w

Standard Packing : 25 Kg Fiber Drum / HDPE Drum / HDPE Bag with lianer polythene bag.

Storage : Store protected from moisture


  • Used as a food additive usually for flavour or as a preservative buffering agent acidity regulator, antacid.
  • Used as an anticoagulant in blood transfusions.
  • Used to relieve discomfort in urinary tract infections.