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Substance Name: Citric acid monohydrate
RN: 5949-29-1
UNII: 2968PHW8QP
InChIKey: YASYEJJMZJALEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A key intermediate in metabolism. It is an acid compound found in citrus fruits. The salts of citric acid (citrates) can be used as anticoagulants due to their calcium chelating ability.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H8-O7.H2-O

Molecular Weight

  • 210.137
 

Classification Codes

  • Anticoagulants
  • Calcium Chelating Agents
  • Chelating Agents
  • Hematologic Agents
  • Sequestering Agents
  • Skin / Eye Irritant

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Citric acid monohydrate

Name of Substance

  • Citric acid monohydrate [USP]
  • Citric acid, monohydrate

MeSH Heading

  • Citric Acid

Synonyms

  • Citric acid hydrate
  • Citric acid monohydrate
  • UNII-2968PHW8QP

Systematic Names

  • 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, monohydrate
  • Citric acid, monohydrate

Mixture Name

  • Guna-allergy-prev

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 5949-29-1

FDA UNII

  • 2968PHW8QP

System Generated Number

  • 0005949291

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H8-O7.H2-O

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C6-H8-O7
  • COMPONENT
  • H2-O

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H8O7.H2O/c7-3(8)1-6(13,5(11)12)2-4(9)10;/h13H,1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)(H,11,12);1H2

InChIKey

YASYEJJMZJALEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

O.C(CC(O)=O)(CC(O)=O)(C(O)=O)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 375mg/kg (375mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. AD-A121-876,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) -1.670 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 1.00E+06 mg/L 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 7.02E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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