CHARECTERISTICS

  • It is also known as calcium bi phosphate, acid calcium phosphate, calcium phosphate and mono calcium phosphate.
  • It is a colorless shinning powder, starts melting when kept in air.

SOLUBILITY

  • Highly soluble in acids and water
  • Its aqueous solution is acidic in nature

DENSITY

  • 2.20

MELTING POINT

  • 100 OC

HAZARDS

  • It is non flammable and non toxic

PREPARATION

  • It is obtained by mixing di calcium or tri calcium with phosphoric acid.

GRADES

  • F-C-C, ceramic, anhydrous, hydrated .grades available

USES

It is used

  • In baking products
  • As a buffer in food products
  • As a mineral supplementary
  • Plastic stabilizers
  • Fertilizers
  • Glass making
  • To  retain the pH of malt

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