Sodium citrates as a white granular crystal or crystalline powder, flavor base, slightly acidic, odorless. Soluble in water, almost insoluble in ethanol. Sodium citrates in the food and beverage industry as a flavoring agent, stabilizer. In the pharmaceutical industry as anti-clotting agent, expectorant drugs and diuretics. In the detergent industry, you can replace sodium tripolyphosphate as a non-toxic detergent additives. Also used in brewing, injection, electroplating and other drugs and photography.