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Administrative data

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The result was obtained from a handbook or collection of reliable data which has been subject to peer-review and in which the original data sources are traceable.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Author:
Weast RC (Ed)
Year:
1982
Bibliographic source:
62nd Ed., 1981-1982

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
The state of the substance is determined based on the fact that the substance decomposes before melting at ca. 230°C.

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Tripotassium citrate
EC Number:
212-755-5
EC Name:
Tripotassium citrate
Cas Number:
866-84-2
Molecular formula:
C6H8O7.3K
IUPAC Name:
tripotassium 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Form / colour / odour
Form:
crystalline
Colour:
white

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The substance is a solid at standard temperature and pressure based on melting point information given in a reliable handbook.