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ISO bulk citric acid powder? Toronto?

Idas Mar 2, 2012 09:38 AM

I am looking to descale kettles etc and make a soapnut hair shampoo and I need citric acid powder.
Anyone know where I can find bulk powder?

  1. Moimoi Mar 18, 2012 07:10 PM

    Villa Bulk foods on Marlee....

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    1. re: Moimoi
      Idas Jun 2, 2012 07:34 PM

      thanks Moimoi. I also found that Noah's also just started carrying it bulk.
      That stuff cleans like nobodys business!

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      Idas Mar 16, 2012 07:01 PM

      I found some at Qi on Bloor (near Bathurst). It is AMAZING. I descaled my Zojirushi kettle AND removed teh horrible minerals stuck humidifier that vinegar (%20) left behind. I was about to trash it, then I though what the heck, I put in a tiny amount in the boiler and when I came back a few hours later it was like brand new!!!
      113g from $4.99.

      1. atomeyes Mar 3, 2012 06:16 AM

        go to an independent pharmacy. if its not there, ask them to order it. it either comes in 100 g or 500 g jars.

        1. pinstripeprincess Mar 2, 2012 12:39 PM

          i've seen it in the health food stores in kensington.

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          1. re: pinstripeprincess
            Idas Mar 2, 2012 04:44 PM

            thanks! I hear it is good for keeping sliced apples from browining for school lunches (I read it on the McDonald's apple packets). I wonder if they do a citric acid wash and how much to use without making the apples sour...

            1. re: Idas
              Flexitarian Mar 2, 2012 08:23 PM

              I bought some at a home beer brewing store on the Danforth last year. Wasn't cheap though (must have gotten ripped off)

              1. re: Idas
                hal2010 Mar 2, 2012 08:33 PM

                Lemon juice also keeps apples from browning.

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              ThoughtForFood Mar 2, 2012 09:44 AM

              Bulk Barn has it.

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              1. re: ThoughtForFood
                Teep Mar 18, 2012 03:10 PM

                Went to Bulk Barn at College but they only have it in bottles. Cashier said they used to have it in bulk.

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