CHARACTERISTICS

  • Its other names are tetra sodium pyrophosphate, sodium pyrophosphate normal, TSPP
  • it is present in the form of colorless crystals  or white powder

DENSITY (A):

  • 2.45

MELTING POINT:

880 OC

SOLUBILITY:

  • Soluble in water

DENSITY (B):

  • 1.8

SOLUBILITY:

  • Soluble in water
  • Does not dissolve in ammonia and alcohol

MELTING POINT:

94 OC

SOURCE:

  • It is obtained by fusing sodium phosphate dibasic

PRECAUTION

  • Can prove to be poisonous in edible form

GRADES:

  • Pure crystals, dried, fused, C-P, F-C-C

USES:

  • It is used as a water softener, metal cleaner, emulsifying agent, and  as an additional ingredient in food products.
  • It is also used in soap and detergents, textile dying, buffer compounds, de-inking news print, synthetic rubber making.

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