Phosphoric Acid

Formula: H3PO4

Concentrations/specificities: 75% and 85%

Available formats: bulk, semi-bulk, totes, delcans, pails and drums

Synonyms: Orthophosphoric acid, Phosphoric acid, Phosphoric acid solid, White phosphoric acid

Application: Phosphoric acid in aqueous solution is used in:

  • Manufacturing superphosphate fertilizers (the raw material can then be in the form of superphosphoric acid)
  • The synthesis of detergents and various forms of phosphates used in water softeners
  • The stripping and anti-rust treatment of metal surfaces
  • Cleaning metal surfaces and other hard surfaces such as tiles and porcelain
  • Cleaning production equipment in the food industry
  • Binders for refractory and ceramic materials
  • Cleaning products such as toilet and urinal descalers and metal polishes
  • The food industry, as an acidifying agent, particularly in cola
  • Wastewater treatment
  • The synthesis of flame retardants for textiles
  • The coagulation of rubber latex
  • Petrochemical acid catalysts
  • The synthesis of pharmaceutical products
  •  And possibly in other uses for which a non-oxidizing mineral acid is required

Inspired by text from CNESST website

Industries: Agri-Food, Pulp and Paper, Automotive, Specialty Chemical Manufacturers, Circuit Board/Electronics, Agricultural Products

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