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Phosphoric Acid (Food Grade )

CAS # 7664-38-2

DESCRIPTION

Phosphoric Acid is a colorless, odorless phosphorus-containing inorganic acid. It has a role as a solvent, a human metabolite, an algal metabolite and a fertilizer. It is miscible with water, ethanol and mixture of ether: alcohol (3:1).

 

PROPERTIES

H3PO4

85.0 %

P2O5

61.6 %

Specific Gravity at 25°C

1.685 g/mL

Color

< 10.0 (APHA)

Arsenic (As)

< 0.8 (mg/Kg)

Fluoride (F)

10.0 (mg/Kg)

Iron (Fe)

20 (mg/Kg)

Heavy Metal (as Pub)

< 10(mg/Kg)

Lead (Pub)

< 0.4 (mg/Kg)

Cadmium (Cd)

0.0 (mg/Kg)

Nickel (Ni)

< 0.2 (mg/Kg)

Chromium (Cr)

< 0.6 (mg/Kg)

Mercury (Hg)

< 0.05 (mg/Kg)

Copper (Cu)

< 0.1 (mg/Kg)

Phosphorus (P)

26.9 %

Sulphates ( SO4)

383 (mg/Kg)

Chloride (Cal)

< 20.0 (mg/Kg)

Volatile acids (as Acetic acid)

< 10 (mg/Kg)

Nitrates

< 5 (mg/Kg)

Visual Appearance

Clear, colorless liquid without visible particles.

 

 

APPLICATION

·         Food-grade phosphoric acid is used to acidify foods and beverages such as jams, providing a tangy or sour taste.

 

·         Soft drinks containing phosphoric acid, which would include Coca-Cola, are sometimes called phosphate sodas or phosphates.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                

 

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