Citric Acid is one of the main ingredients in bath bombs and bath fizzies. It has multiple other uses including the lowering of PH in bath and body products, as well as cleaning , chealation, food products and more. It is an alpha hydroxy acid and used as an active ingredient in chemical peels.
Citric acid is a weak organic acid that occurs naturally in citrus fruits. It is an excellent chelating agent, binding metals by making them soluble. It is used to remove and discourage the buildup of limescale. It can be used to treat water, improving the effectiveness of soaps and laundry detergents. By chelating the metals in hard water, it lets the cleansers produce foam and work better without need for water softening. Citric acid is the active ingredient in some bathroom and kitchen cleaning solutions. A solution with a six percent concentration of citric acid will remove hard water stains from glass without scrubbing. Citric acid can be used in shampoo to wash out wax and coloring from the hair.
In industry, it is used to dissolve rust from steel and passivate stainless steels. Citric acid is used as an odorless alternative to white vinegar for home dyeing with acid dyes.
Please note that the above information on citric acid was sourced from wikipedia.
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