030-000-426 Zinc Citrate Dihydrate

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Type Citrate
CAS No. 5990-32-9
Appearance white crystalline powder
Assay >97.5
Key words Food additives, Magnesium supplement
Related products Sodium Citrate Dihydrate, Ferrous Citrate, Triammonium Citrate, Bismuth Citrate


Zinc Citrate Dihydrate Introduction

Zinc Citrate Dihydrate is a kind of white crystalline powder with a chemical formula of (C6H5O7)2Zn3 · 2H2O. It is odorless, slightly soluble in water, soluble in acid, almost insoluble in ethanol. It is easy to deliquesce in humid air, and stable under normal temperature and pressure. It is an excellent zinc nutrient fortifier. It is the only zinc complex that exists in human breast milk and has stable performance.

Zinc citrate also has the function of an anti-adhesion agent, so it is especially suitable for the manufacture of flake nutritional supplements and powdered mixed foods; when iron and zinc are both severely deficient at the same time, the choice of zinc citrate can avoid the antagonistic effect with iron; It has a chelating effect, can increase the clarity of fruit juice drinks, and can present the refreshing sour taste of fruit juice, so it is widely used in fruit juice drinks.


Zinc Citrate Dihydrate Specification

Chemical Formula (C6H5O7)2Zn3 · 2H2O
Molecular Weight 610.40
Appearance white crystalline powder
Package 25kg/Bag
Packaging Packed with polyethylene plastic bag as the inner liner and compound plastic woven bag as the outer layer.
Storage Store in cool & dry places.
Specification USP35
Magnesium content, w% 97.5
Fluoride, w% 0.003
Loss on drying, w% 5.8
Heavy metal, w% 0.002
Lead, w% 0.001

Zinc Citrate Dihydrate Functions

Due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, it is widely used in dental health products, such as toothpaste, mouthwash, and chewing gum, etc. It can reduce or inhibit the formation of dental plaque. In the pharmaceutical industry, zinc citrate can resist the common cold. Zinc citrate is increasingly used in food supplements, functional food and beverages, and other fields.