It is widely used in dentistry and orthodontics as an etching solution, dental appliances and fillings. Food-grade phosphoric acid is used to acidify foods and beverages such as various colas and jams. Due to its non-toxic properties, phosphoric acid is used by a variety of industries in multiple applications. Also used as a sanitising agent in the dairy, food, and brewing industries. Another wide range of uses as a pH adjuster in cosmetics and skin-care products.
|Melting Point||40–42.4 °C|
|Boiling Point||212 °C|
|Forms||Liquid, Viscous, White|
Synonyms: Orthophosphoric acid, Phos acid
Chemical Formula: H3PO4
CAS Number: 7664-38-2