Phosphoric acid, also known as orthophosphoric acid with the chemical formula H₃PO₄, is a colourless, odourless liquid. It is an inorganic acid that is soluble in water, making it highly versatile in various applications. Phosphoric acid is commonly used in industries such as food and beverage, agriculture, cleaning, and pharmaceuticals.
With its acidic properties, phosphoric acid serves as a pH regulator and acidulant in food and beverage manufacturing. It is often employed in soft drinks, jams, jellies, and processed meats. In agriculture, phosphoric acid is utilized as a fertilizer additive to enhance the phosphorus content in soil, promoting plant growth and development.
Minimum Assay: 45%
Molecular Formula: H3PO4
Molecular Weight: 98.00 g/mol
Melting Point: 21°C
Boiling Point: 158°C
Cas Number: 7664-38-2
Einecs Number: 231-633-2
HS Code / Commodity Code: 2809200010
UN Number: 1805
Hazard Class: 8
Packing Group: 3
Hazard Phrases: H290,H314
Prec Phrases: P280,P303+P361+P353,P304+P340+P310,P305+P351+P338
HS Code: 2809200010
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