CHARACTERISTICS

  • Its other names include DSP, DISODIUM PHOSPHATE and DISODIUM HYDROGEN PHOSPHATE.
  • Present in the form of clear colorless crystals or powder and it is salty in taste

SOLUBILITY

  • It is soluble in water, insoluble in alcohol
  • It is hygroscopic in nature and absorbs moisture from air

MELTING POINT

925 OC

DENSITY DISODIUM PHOSPHATE

  • 2.06

DENSITY DISODIUM HYDROGEN PHOSPHATE

  • 0.5235

PH VALUE

  • 8.0 to 8.8 in 1% solution

COMPOSITION

  • DSP – It is prepared by the reaction of phosphoric acid and soda ash
  • DISODIUM PHOSPHATE – prepared by the reaction of calcium carbonate, dicalcium phosphate and soda ash

GRADES

  • Commercial, NF, FCC, Laboratory regent

USES

  • It is used in the preparation of many chemicals, fertilizers, pharmaceutical, additional ingredient in food, detergent and creams, to make wood fireproof, paper making, dish washing and laundry washing, buffer compounds

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