Uses in organic processing/handling: Allowed as an ingredient or processing aid. Used to provide calcium in nutritive supplements. Used as a pH adjuster and chelator. Acts as a buffering agent and sequester.
Reference on the National List: §205.605 Nonagricultural (nonorganic) substances allowed as ingredients in or on processed products labeled as “organic” or “made with organic (specified ingredients or food group(s)).” (b) Synthetics allowed: Calcium citrate.