Orange You Glad I Did'nt say Mol

Citric Acid/ C6 H8 O7


The theme of choice was to make the mole look as much like an orange as possible. I choose to do this because citric acid is found in a lot of fruits most commonly in Lemons, Limes, and Oranges. From there I choose oranges to make a somewhat joke out of it.

Uses of Citric Acid

The compound is mostly used as a natural preservative, but other uses include adding a sour taste to many foods and beverages, and it is also used as a laboratory reagent.

Physical Properties

It is a colorless crystalline powder

It has no odor

Its Density is greater than water's

Chemical Properties

It is a Water Soluble Compound

If contact with a metal nitrate occurs there is a possibility for an explosion


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"Citric Acid." ChemicalBook---Chemical Search Engine/Citric Acid. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Feb. 2014.