Phosphoric acid

Summary:The pure product is colorless transparent or slightly light thick liquid with a relative density of 1.70. Melting point 42.35 °C, soluble with water and ethanol, odorless, very sour. Phosphoric acid is a necessary component of normal human body composition, bone, teeth and a variety of enzymes.

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Basic properties of food phosphoric acid

Chinese name: food phosphoric acid

Chinese aliases: food grade phosphoric acid, edible phosphoric acid, edible grade phosphoric acid, food additive phosphoric acid

English name: Phosphoric acid

English name: rthophosphoric acid; Phosphoric Acid,Sonac; white phosphoric acid; Phosphoric acid,food grade; PA; Phosphoric acid food grade; CAS number: 7664-38-2

EINECS number: 231-633-2

Molecular formula: H3PO4
Molecular weight: 97.99

Food phosphoric acid physical and chemical properties

The pure product is colorless transparent or slightly light thick liquid with a relative density of 1.70. Melting point 42.35 °C, soluble with water and ethanol, odorless, very sour. Phosphoric acid is a necessary component of normal human body composition, bone, teeth and a variety of enzymes.

Food phosphoric acid use

Can be used as a flavoring agent; Acidulant for canned food, liquid, solid drinks and soft drinks, can replace citric acid, malic acid; In the beer mashing process, lactic acid can be replaced to adjust the PH value; In the sugar industry, it is used as a clarifying agent for sucrose; Winemaking is used as a yeast nutrient to prevent the reproduction of bacteria; Flour is used as an improver, but also widely used in high-precision electronics industry, pharmaceutical industry, etc.

ordinal number

indicator name

food grade

1

phosphate H3PO4 %.

85

2

Fluoride (in F)%

≥10ppm

3

heavy metals (in Pb) %

≤5ppm

4

Arsenic (in As)%

≤0.5ppm

5

chloride (in Cl-) %

≤5ppm

6

sulfide %

≤0.005

7

% of chloride  

≤0.012

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