What is citric acid?
Citric acid is odourless, white in colour and comes in the from of granules. It is a compound that can be naturally found in citrus fruits like oranges, limes and lemons.
Our citric acid has a fairly fine consistency, similar to granulated sugar with a particle size of 30-100 mesh. It is made by fermenting sugar with a fungus. It is then filtered, concentrated and crystallised, turning it into a fine powder.
What is citric acid used for?
Citric acid is a common ingredient in many types of industries, including pharmaceuticals, food, cleaning and cosmetics.
Citric acid is used in cosmetics to adjust the pH balance and enhance the stability of products. It also acts as a preservative in some cosmetic recipes.
Citric acid is a key ingredient when making bath bombs as it creates a great fizzing effect if combined with sodium bicarbonate.
Try out our bath bomb recipe here!
How should citric acid be stored?
It is important to store citric acid in a cool, dry place to prolong its shelf life. Preferably in an air tight container.
What is the particle size of citric acid?
Our citric acid is 30-100 mesh.