5,Character: It is white crystalline powder. Relative density is 1.862. It’s soluble in water, insoluble in ethanol. Aqueous solution is alkaline. It reacts with Fe2+ and Mg2+ to form chelates.
6,Usage:In food industry, it is used as buffering agent, swelling agent, chelating agent, stabilizer, emulsifier and color improver.
7,Packing: It is packed with polyethylene bag as inner layer, and a compound plastic woven bag as outer layer. The net weight of each bag is 25kg.
8,Storage and Transport: It should be stored in a dry and ventilative warehouse, kept away from heat and moisture during transportation, unloaded with care so as to avoid damage. Furthermore, it must be stored separately from poisonous substances.