Phosphoric Acid

It finds extensive application in the fields of dentistry and orthodontics for tasks such as etching, crafting dental appliances, and forming fillings. Food-grade phosphoric acid is employed to acidify a variety of food and beverage products, including certain colas and jams. Given its non-toxic nature, phosphoric acid serves diverse industries in various capacities. It is also utilized as a sanitizing agent in the dairy, food, and brewing sectors. Additionally, it has a wide range of uses as a pH adjuster in cosmetics and skincare products.

Orthophosphoric acid, Phos acid
Chemical Formula
CAS Number


Molar Weight
Melting Point
40–42.4 °C
Boiling Point
212 °C
1.684 g/cc
Liquid, Viscous, White

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Food packaging
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Cleaning products
  • Pulp and paper
  • Solvents
  • Personal care
  • Cosmetic products
  • Agricultural (non-pesticide)
  • Bleaching agent
  • Electronics
  • Paint and Coatings


  • Energy Services
  • Pharma
  • Polymers
  • Cleaning
  • CASE & Construction
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Water Treatment
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Lubricants
  • Agriculture
  • Rubber