WHAT IS FOOD-GRADE 85% PHOSPHORIC ACID
Food-grade 85% phosphoric acid is commonly used for pH control and adjustment in a variety of foods and beverages. It is a food-grade level chemical, and should not be misinterpreted as a dangerous acid. When handled, and combined correctly phosphoric acid food-grade 85 is safe for consumption in the food industry. Food-grade 85 phosphoric acid has a pH level below 1, meaning Food-grade 85 Phosphoric Acid should be distributed by licensed professionals, and all that interact with the chemical should wear proper safety attire and equipment.
- Synonyms: Orthophosphoric Acid, H3PO4, H3PO4 85%, Phosphoric Acid
- INCI: Phosphoric Acid
- Chemical formula: H3PO4
- CAS #: 7664-38-2
- Hazard: GHS05 Corrosive
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|Appearance||Colorless heavy syrupy liquid|
|Solubilities||Soluble in Water|
|Freezing point||364.55 °F (184.75 °C)|
|Molecular weight||1 °F|
|Weight per gallon||14.0562 lb/gal|
|Grade||Food grade, Kosher|
USES AND APPLICATIONS FOR FOOD-GRADE 85% PHOSPHORIC ACID
Phosphoric acid uses includes beverages, cheese,cottage cheese, flocculant, food additive, jellies & preserves, lard & shortening.
- Food and Nutrition - Food-grade phosphoric acid (additive E338) is used to acidify foods and beverages such as various colas and jams, providing a tangy or sour taste. Soft drinks containing phosphoric acid, which would include Coca-Cola, are sometimes called phosphate sodas or phosphates. Phosphoric acid in soft drinks has the potential to cause dental erosion.
Food-grade 85% phosphoric acid is commonly used for pH control and adjustment in a variety of foods and beverages. It is a food-grade level chemical and should not be misinterpreted as a dangerous acid. When handled and combined correctly phosphoric acid food-grade 85 is safe for consumption in the food industry.
At Brenntag, we have the knowledge and experience to handle your food-grade phosphoric acid properly to ensure its quality from the moment we receive it from the supplier to the moment we deliver it to you.
Tell us about your phosphoric acid needs and we will prepare a quotation that gets you the food-grade 85 acid you need quickly and with the reassurance we can continue to satisfy you with our leading sales, service and distribution anywhere in the United States and Canada.
Phosphoric Acid is available in bags, metal drums, totes in variable quantities.
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