Sodium Citrate

CAS#: 68-04-2

Synonyms: Sodium citrate dihydrate; trisodium citrate; citric acid trisodium salt dihydrate.

Uses: Soft drinks, photography, frozen desserts, meat products, detergents, special cheeses, electroplating, sequestrant and buffer, nutrient for cultured buttermilk, removal of sulfur dioxide from smelter waste gases, medicine (diuretic, expectorant), anticoagulant for blood withdrawn from body.

Hazard: May cause irritation to the eyes, skin gastrointestinal tract and respiratory tract