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Phosphoric acid 85% Food Grade

Phosphoric acid 85% Food Grade

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Phosphoric acid (also known as orthophosphoric acid) is a mineral acid, most commonly supplied as an 85% solution in water. Phosphoric acid 85% is colourless, odourless, and non-volatile. The 85% solution is a viscous syrupy liquid.

Like most mineral acids, Phosphoric acid is corrosive and must be handled carefully, with eye and skin protection used.

Common uses include;

Fertilisers Manufacture of phosphate fertilisers like Super Phosphate

Rust removal Dissolves and sequesters iron compounds

Cleaning products Acid cleansers, grill and oven cleaners, sequetrants

Water treatment Reduces the risk of pipework from corroding, prevents the deposit of limescale and helps control the pH of water

Food additive Food grade product gives acidity and a tangy aspect to jams, colas and other carbonated drinks

Hydroponics Control of pH levels in water

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