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Citric acid is a white crystalline substance, highly soluble in water, soluble in ethyl alcohol, slightly soluble in diethyl ether.
Weak tribasic acid. The salts and esters of citric acid are called citrates. Citric acid (E-330) is widely used as an additive in food products and is used in the food industry as a synthetic antioxidant and acidity regulator, color stabilizer, hydrolysis catalyst.
In the oil and fat industry, citric acid protects products from the decomposing action of the traces of heavy metals in them, through the formation of complex compounds with them. This significantly reduces the likelihood of fats, margarines and animal oils going rancid.