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Selection of stainless steels for handling citric acid (C3H4OH(COOH)3)

Citric acid is a weak organic acid, found in fruits such as lemons (citrus) Either the 304 or 316 types can be considered for most storage and handling applications. Citric acid is also be used for cleaning and passivating stainless steels.

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