What is Dicalcium phosphate (DCP)?

The calcium phosphate and its dihydrate are known as Dicalcium phosphate (DCP). It is an Industrial chemical and is also known as calcium monohydrogen phosphate or dibasic calcium phosphate.


What is Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) used for?

Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) is used in a variety of industries.

  • It is widely used in the animal feed industry due to various properties such as improved nutritional quality
  • It is also used for the purpose of ease of feed digestibility.
  • Growing industrialization, along with increased animal feed, fertiliser industry effectively use this chemical for improving feed
  • Dicalcium phosphate aids in the treatment of infertility caused by a lack of dietary minerals by shortening the inter-calving interval.
  • It aids in the maintenance of calcium in the body, promotes milk production, improves fibre digestion, and boosts resistance to ruminal illnesses and other diseases such as mastitis.


What is the chemical formula of Dicalcium phosphate (DCP)?

The chemical formula of Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) is CAHPO4. The "di" prefix in the name comes from the removal of two protons from phosphoric acid, H3PO4, during the formation of the HPO42– anion.

Chemical formula for Dicalcium phosphate

Dicalcium phosphate


Is Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) harmful to life?

Dicalcium Phosphate (DCP) is included in practically every product we use on a regular basis, so it is not harmful to our health.


Where is Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) found? What does Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) look like?

Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) is a chemical that is formed when calcium phosphate is precipitated from bones or inorganic material. The dihydrate form of dicalcium phosphate is most common, however it can be thermally transformed to the anhydrous form. Dicalcium phosphate DCP is a white, odourless crystalline powder or it’s granules.

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Dicalcium phosphate


What are the Hazardous effects of Dicalcium phosphate (DCP)?

Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) causes issues in a small number of persons. Despite this, scientists have discovered negative side effects. The chemical has the potential to irritate the skin. It will dry out and destroy down skin cells over time. Surprisingly, these effects can spread to locations where no direct touch has occurred. Nausea is another side effect of dicalcium phosphate.


What are the precautionary measures necessary to handle Dicalcium phosphate (DCP)?

If you have certain medical issues, you should avoid using dicalcium phosphate (DCP)-containing products. If you have high calcium levels (hypercalcemia), check your doctor or pharmacist before using this product.


What will happen if Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) is heated?

Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) is an inorganic salt that is non-flammable. When burnt to high temperatures, such as in a fire, it may emit minor amounts of poisonous and/or irritating phosphorus oxides.


Is Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) soluble?

Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) is almost completely insoluble in water.


Where can I buy Dicalcium phosphate (DCP)?

Dicalcium phosphate 18% (DCP 18%) is available for purchase online at Camachem. It comes in three different packaging options: 25kg woven plastic bags, 25kg Kraft paper bags, and 1 tonne giant bags. Camachem has been exporting dicalcium phosphate to the rest of the world directly from China.

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Dicalcium phosphate (DCP)


How much does Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) cost?

The cost of raw materials used in the manufacturing process influences the price of Dicalcium phosphate (DCP). At Camachem, the estimated per-ton cost is $430.00.

Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) at Camachem for sale

Dicalcium phosphate (DCP)


What is the pH of Dicalcium phosphate (DCP)?

Crystal Growth of Dicalcium Phosphate (DCP) Dihydrate in the pH Range of 4.5 to 6.2.


Is Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) an electrolyte?

Dicalcium phosphates (DCP) not being an electrolyte, are precipitated from electrolyte solutions.


Can Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) go down the drain?

Dispose of the Dicalcium Phosphate (DCP) contents in a container in line with applicable laws. Treatment in a biological wastewater treatment system is also permissible with previous approval and arrangement.


Is Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) acidic or basic?

Because Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) is an alkaline phosphate salt, it is not strictly a leavening 'acid.'


What is the difference between Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) and Calcium phosphate?

Calcium phosphate has the formula Ca3(PO4)2 while dicalcium phosphate (DCP) has the formula H3PO4. Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) is made up of calcium phosphate and its dihydrate.