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CFI Citric Acid Monohydrous - Food Grade

CFI Citric Acid Monohydrous - Food Grade

Regular price R 145.00
Regular price Sale price R 145.00
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Citric Acid (monohydrate) is a natural occurring fruit acid that can be used in DIY home cleaning, cosmetics and personal care products. Citric acid is fully biodegradable and is the most widely used organic acid and pH-control agent. It’s safe for the planet’s water system, and contains no harsh toxins that would pose a threat to your family’s health.

Interesting reading: Quick Guide To Preservatives

Sizes: 1kg.

This product is certified: Food Grade and Vegan.

  • Food Grade
  • Citric acid is effective at killing bacteria, mould, and mildew
  • It cleans away hard water marks, calcium deposits, soap scum, limescale and even rust
  • Can be used in DIY cosmetics and personal care products to delay discolouration and to retain vitamin content
  • Citric acid is fully biodegradable and is the most widely used organic acid and pH-control agent
  • Though not a preservative, citric acid does help to boost the efficacy of your preservative
  • Don't add too much citric acid to hair products like shampoos, it can change your hair colour
  • If making bath bombs and/or fizz balls you will find citric acid anhydrous easier to to use than monohydrate

Product image is indicative of packaging, but this varies from 'good for the ground' bags in smaller sizes, to tubs for larger sizes

Keep well sealed and store away from children, animals, moisture, sunlight and heat. If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your medical care-giver before use.

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