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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 AppearanceClear, 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.

PACKAGING OPTIONS

Drums