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Other Names for Citric Acid?

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Citric acid is an organic acid that is used as a natural preservative. It is also used to add an acidic, or even sour taste to foods and soft drinks. At room temperature, citric acid is a white powder. More than a million tonnes of citric acid is produced every year, making it a commodity chemical. It is mostly used as a chelating agent, flavoring, and as an acidifier. Other names for citric acid are carboxy, hydroxypentanedioic acid, hydroxy, and propanetricarboxylic acid.
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