What is Phosphoric Acid?

Phosphoric Acid is an industrial chemical made up of the elements hydrogen, phosphorous, and oxygen. Phosphoric Acid is also known as Phosphoric (V) Acid and its chemical formula is H3PO4. It is normally seen as a colorless liquid but the pure compound is a colorless solid.

This chemical has many industrial uses but it is most commonly used in fertilizers for the agricultural sector.

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Phosphoric Acid Uses

Phosphoric Acid is an extremely useful chemical. It is an industrial chemical most popularly used in fertilizers. Its uses are:

  • Phosphoric Acid is mainly used for the production of fertilizers in the fertilizer industry.
  • It is used as an additive in the food industry to acidify foods and beverages providing a tangy or sour taste.
  • It is used as an additive in the food industry to acidify foods and beverages providing a tangy or sour taste.
  • It is used in fuel cells.
  • It is used in the production of activated carbon.
  • It is also used in compound semiconductor processing.
  • It is used to adjust the pH in cosmetics and skincare products.
  • It is used as a sanitising agent in dairy, food, and brewing industries.

Is Phosphoric Acid Safe?

Phosphoric Acid is considered safe because the chemical is non-toxic. Exposure to this chemical does not have any serious health effects. According to the MSDS of Phosphoric Acid, at moderate concentrations it can be slightly irritating to skin. Contact with concentrated solutions can cause severe skin burns and permanent eye damage. Proper storage and disposal of Phosphoric Acid needs to be taken into consideration in order to avoid any unwanted effects.

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How is Phosphoric Acid Made?

Industrially, Phosphoric Acid is made by two methods. In the wet process phosphate containing mineral such as calcium hydroxyapatite is treated with sulfuric acid. Food grade Phosphoric Acid is produced by phosphate ore reduced with coke in an electric arc furnace. Silica is then added resulting in calcium silicate slag. Elemental phosphorous is distilled out and burned with air to produce highly pure phosphorous pentoxide which is dissolved in water to produce Phosphoric Acid.

Where to Buy Phosphoric Acid in Bulk?

You may be able to find small quantities of Phosphoric Acid in your area. However, in order to buy large quantities of Phosphoric Acid, it is preferable to import directly from the manufacturers. They can issue certifications and provide cost savings which is better than buying the chemical in small quantities locally or from a distributor.

If you require bulk quantities of this chemical, you can buy Phosphoric Acid on our website or contact us for further details.

What drives demand for Phosphoric Acid?

Since Phosphoric Acid is relatively cheap and reliable, the main demand driver has been its effectiveness in fertilizer production.

How long does it typically take to produce a container load?

Typically, 1 day, but this time frame may vary slightly depending on different factors.

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Which Countries Manufacture Phosphoric Acid in Bulk?


The consumption of Phosphoric Acid has increased dramatically across the world, especially in the developing countries. Therefore, its huge demand has led to a surge in companies that produce it. The main producers of Phosphoric Acid are:

  • China
  • India
  • United States
  • Belgium
  • Switzerland
  • Canada

How is Phosphoric Acid Exported?


Phosphoric Acid is shipped in:

  • 35kg plastic drums.
  • 330kg plastic drums.

What is the Latest Phosphoric Acid Price?


As Phosphoric Acid is a commodity product, the price usually changes depending on the price of raw materials, logistics and other related industrial inputs such as labor and taxes. In order to get the latest price of Phosphoric Acid, please contact us and we will provide a quotation right up to your country.

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Where to Buy Phosphoric Acid?


Here at Camachem we have Phosphoric Acid for sale. We export worldwide, so you can contact us for a FREE quotation via email address [email protected] or send a message on WhatsApp for a fast response at +86-131-2037-9271.