Last update Nov. 24, 2016

Κιτρικό οξύ, άνυδρο

Very Low Risk

Safe. Compatible. Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

Product that is naturally found in most fruits, especially citrus ones, and which is industrially produced through fermentation of sugar by the fungus Aspergillus niger.

It is used in medical compounds as effervescent, to treat intestinal affections, as antioxidant, as an agent for alkalizing urine and dissolution of urinary tract stones.

In the food industry it is used as additive (E 330) due to its antioxidant, preservative and flavoring properties.

Devoid of toxicity when used at appropriate doses.


We do not have alternatives for Κιτρικό οξύ, άνυδρο since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

Κιτρικό οξύ, άνυδρο is Anhydrous Citric Acid in Greek.

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Κιτρικό οξύ, άνυδρο is also known as


Main tradenames from several countries containing Κιτρικό οξύ, άνυδρο in its composition:

  • Cistitus Forte™. Contains other elements than Κιτρικό οξύ, άνυδρο in its composition
  • CitraFleet™. Contains other elements than Κιτρικό οξύ, άνυδρο in its composition
  • Fenokomp 39™. Contains other elements than Κιτρικό οξύ, άνυδρο in its composition


Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 192 daltons


  1. Muñoz-Villa A, Sáenz-Galindo A, López-López L, Cantú-Sifuentes L, Barajas-Bermúdez L. Ácido Cítrico: Compuesto Interesante. Revista Científica de la Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila. 2014

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