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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.

 

PACKAGING OPTIONS

 Drums