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caroline7758

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Storage life of citiric acid?
« on: June 19, 2016, 10:33:17 »
Just made my first batch of elderflower cordial of the year, but realised the partially- used tub of citric acid (just enough for a batch) had a use by date of January '16. I've used it anyway but just wondered if anyone knows how long it will keep (it's in a plastic airtight tub).

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Re: Storage life of citiric acid?
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2016, 11:39:21 »
If it's in solid/crystalised form it will last for eons.
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Re: Storage life of citiric acid?
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2016, 11:57:28 »
I have had a half used container in my cupboard for several years and still use it as and when called for.

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Re: Storage life of citiric acid?
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2016, 12:13:21 »
Does it have a use by date or a best before?


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Re: Storage life of citiric acid?
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2016, 12:13:30 »
It will be fine - it keeps for years esp if it is airtight and room temp.

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Re: Storage life of citiric acid?
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2016, 13:03:16 »
Does it have a use by date or a best before?



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