E-number: 330

Name: Citric Acid
Alternative Names :Citric Acid Monohydrate; Citric Acid Anhydrous; B-hydroxytricarballic acid; 2-hydroxy-1,2,3,-propane tricarboxylic acid

Function: Acidity Regulator, Flavouring
Status: Halaal
Source: microbiological fermentation; citrus fruits; pineapple waste

Health Info!!

Health Code: Yellow
safe in food use, has a number of health benefits, may provoke symptoms in those who react to MSG, may aggravate the herpes simplex virus, in cosmetic use it may cause exfoliative dermatitis, eye and skin irritation

Uses: Biscuits, cheese, ice cream, jams, jellies, processed cheese, soft drinks, fruit drinks, infant formula
Other Uses: Freckle cream, eye lotion, nail bleaches, skin freshners, hair rinses