- It is present in the form of fine white colored powder.
- It is tasteless and odorless
- Not soluble in water and alcohol
- Dissolves in acids at 100 C
- Dissolves in alkaline solutions having 10.5 pH
- Not explosive
- Less poisonous
- Technical, F-C-C
- It is used as anti caking agents in food products, and for this purpose it should not be used more than 2%.