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Citric Acid Monohydrate, Crystalline Powder, USP (C1296)

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Citric Acid Monohydrate, Crystalline Powder, USP (C1296) is a weak organic acid that crystallizes from hot water. Citric acid is an excellent chelating agent. It can also be used in shampoo to wash out wax and coloring from the hair. Citric acid is widely used as a pH adjusting agent in creams and gels of all kinds. In this role, it is classified in most jurisdictions as a processing aid and so does not need to be listed on ingredient lists. Citric acid can be used in food coloring to balance the pH level of a normally basic dye. It can also be used as an ingredient in fragrances.

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Spectrum Chemical Mfg. Corp. is a bulk producer of cosmetic raw materials for the Personal Care and Cosmetics industry. This company offers an extensive range of solvents, color additives, and cosmetic preservatives. Most of these ingredients are widely used in body and facial scrubs, soaps, and cleansing lotions. Featured products include Aluminum Silicate, Silicon Dioxide, Aerosil, and more.

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