|EC No:||E 472c|
|Colour||White to off-white|
|Acid Value||10-25 mgKOH/gm|
|Saponification Value||220-250 mgKOH/gm|
|Iodine Value||Max 3g I/100g|
|Citric Acid Content||Min 13%|
|pH in 5% aqueous dispersion||5-6|
|Heavy Metals (as Pb)||Less than 10mg/kg|
|Arsenic||Less than 3 mg/kg|
|Mercury||Less than 1 mg/kg|
|Cadmium||Less than 1mg/kg|
CITREM is a citric acid ester of mono and diglycerides made from edible fatty acids.
Smoothens and stabilizes meat emulsions, extends softness shelf-life
Acts as an anti-spattering agent by reducing surface tension between oil and water. This ensures that water molecules do not agglomerate and are therefore present as tiny droplets which when heated do not spatter.