Monocalcium citrate

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Monocalcium citrate
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Names
IUPAC name
calcium tetrahydrogen 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate
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3D model (Jmol)
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Properties
C12H14CaO14
Molar mass 422.31 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Monocalcium citrate is a compound with formula C12H14CaO14. It is a calcium acid salt of citric acid. It is used as a firming agent in food, and as an acidity regulator and sequestrant.

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  • Food Additives in Europe 2000, pp. 322-324, Nordic Council of Ministers, 2002 ISBN 928930829X.