Frequently Asked Question about Phosphoric Acid
What is Phosphoric Acid?
Phosphoric Acid is a sequestering agent that binds to a wide range of divalent cations, including Fe++, Cu++, Ca++, and Mg++. It is an Industrial Chemical that is made up of one oxo and three hydroxy groups that are covalently linked to a central phosphorus atom.
What is Phosphoric Acid used for?
Phosphoric Acid is an important industrial chemical with multiple applications in various industries.
- Phosphoric Acid is a component of bone and teeth and is involved in a variety of metabolic processes.
- Phosphoric Acid is used as an etching solution in dentistry and orthodontics
- The majority of the Phosphoric Acid produced is used to manufacture fertilisers.
- Phosphoric Acid is used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products.
- Phosphoric Acid is frequently used to remove rust.
What is the chemical formula of Phosphoric Acid?
The chemical formula Phosphoric Acid is H3PO4.
Is Phosphoric Acid harmful to life?
Phosphoric Acid being a corrosive chemical can harm human life in various ways. When this chemical is not regulated carefully, i t can be a potential threat to life on Land and in Water.
Where is Phosphoric Acid found? What does Phosphoric Acid look like?
The reaction of sulfuric acid (H2SO4) with naturally occurring phosphate rock yields Phosphoric Acid. Phosphoric Acid appears as a clear colourless liquid or transparent crystalline solid.
What are the hazardous effects of Phosphoric Acid?
In the event of skin contact, eye contact, or ingestion, Phosphoric Acid can be extremely dangerous.
If vapours are inhaled, it might cause irritation.
This substance has the potential to harm the skin, eyes, mouth, and respiratory tract causing serious and long lasting breathing issues.
What are the precautionary measures necessary to be taken to handle Phosphoric Acid?
Store Phosphoric Acid in a tightly sealed container.
Safeguard against physical harm.
Keep cool, dry, and ventilated away from heat, moisture, incompatibilities, and direct sunlight.
What will happen if Phosphoric Acid is heated?
Phosphoric Acid is not considered a fire hazard when heated.
Is Phosphoric Acid soluble?
In water, all proportions of Phosphoric Acids are mixable.
Where can I buy Phosphoric Acids?
Phosphoric Acid is available for purchase online at Camachem. It comes in two different packaging options: 35 kg plastic drum and 330 kg plastic drum. Camachem has been exporting Phosphoric Acid to the rest of the world directly from China.
How much does Phosphoric Acid cost?
The cost of raw materials used in the manufacturing process influences the price of Phosphoric Acid. At Camachem, the estimated per-ton cost is $950.00.
What is the pH of Phosphoric Acid?
The pH of Phosphoric Acid is1.5 (0.1 N aqueous solution).
Is Phosphoric Acid an Electrolyte compound?
Phosphoric Acid is a type of inorganic acid electrolyte that is commonly used in fuel cell applications.
Can Phosphoric Acid go down the drain?
In low alkalinity waters, Phosphoric Acid has moderate acute and chronic toxicity to aquatic life. As a result, precautions must be taken before releasing it.
What is difference between Phosphoric Acid and Sulphuric acid?
Phosphoric Acid is a weak acid, whereas sulfuric acid is a strong acid. In turn, the strength of an acid can influences how a titration takes place.