Saturday, December 8, 2012

Citric acid

Citric acid (C6H8O7 H2O) or 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, or another funny name 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid. In the EU it has the number E 330. Under the microscope it is very colorful. The sample is crystalized in an aqueous solution.  

Citric acid (Magnification 80 x)

Citric acid (Magnification 80 x)

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