Citric acid

Citric_acid_500

C6H8O7

Citric acid is produced from lemon or pineapple juice, by fermentation of carbohydrate solutions or other suitable media usingCandidaspp. or non-toxicogenic strains of Aspergillus niger.

Functional Classes

Flavouring Agents: FLAVOURING_AGENT
Food Additives: ACID
Food Additives: ANTIOXIDANT_SYNERGIST
Food Additives: SEQUESTRANT
Food Additives: SYNERGIST

National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Database. Citric acid, CID=311, Citric acid | C6H8O7 - PubChem (accessed on July 13, 2020)