Phosphoric acid, orthophosphoric 85%

Phosphoric acid, orthophosphoric 85%
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Phosphoric acid (in the nomenclature of inorganic chemistry called orthophosphoric acid) 85% with the chemical formula H 3 PO 4 is an inorganic chemical compound, obtained by the reaction of phosphorus(V) oxide with H 2 O(water). It is a colorless, odorless substance soluble in water. Phosphoric acid is used in the chemical, food, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries.

Phosphoric acid H 3 PO 4 85% is a raw material with a wide range of applications.

Industrial use:

  • as an intermediate in the synthesis of chemical products,
  • component of mixtures including packaging and distribution,
  • metal surface treatment agent, cleaning agent,
  • auxiliary agent in the chemical industry, including use in the laboratory.

Professional use:

  • in fertilizers,
  • for surface treatment of metals,
  • Building,
  • component of detergents and cleaning agents,
  • soldering aid.

Consumer Application:

  • component of polishing agents and wax mixtures, washing and cleaning products,
  • soldering aid,
  • in fertilizers, batteries and accumulators.

Technical functions: fertilizer, permitted additive, feed additive, laboratory chemicals, pH adjuster, corrosion inhibitor, processing agent, degreasing agent.

Phosphoric acid that meets the quality parameters of the allowed additive E338 is used in the food industry for acidification of food and as a clarifying agent, and in the pharmaceutical industry for the production of certain drugs. In the feed industry it is used as a feed additive /E 338/.

Appearance clear, viscous liquid
Main ingredient content min. 85%
pH <1
Density 1.84g/ cm3

Hazard statements:
H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Precautionary statements:
P260: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
P303 + P361 + P353: If on skin (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing, rinse skin with water/shower
P310: Immediately call a poison center or doctor/physician
P305 + P351 + P338: If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes, remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
P406: Store in a corrosion-resistant container/container with a resistant inner liner.

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