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  • Dicalcium Phosphate

Dicalcium Phosphate

  • Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate,DCP
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Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate

Chemical name:     Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate, Dicalcium Phosphate

Molecular formula:       CaHPO4·2H2O

Molecular weight : 172.09

Physical properties:     White monoclinic crystal powder; odorless and colorless; it is soluble in diluted Hydrochloric Acid, Nitric Acid and Acetic Acid; slightly soluble in water but insoluble in Ethanol; its relative density is 2.32; stable in air; it will lose crystal water when heated to 75℃ and then convert to Dicalcium Phosphate Anhydrous.

Quality standard: (GB1889-2004FCC-VUSP-31)

Name of indexes

GB1889-2004

FCC-V

USP-31

Appearance

White powder

White powder

White powder

Assay (as CaHPO4·2H2O),%

98.0-103.0

97.0-105.0

98.0-105.0

Fluoride, ≤%

0.005

0.005

0.005

Loss on ignition, %

24.5-26.5

24.5-26.5

24.5-26.5

Heavy metals(as Pb), ≤%

0.001

-

0.003

Pb, ≤%

0.0005

0.0002

-

As, ≤%

0.0002

0.0003

0.0003

Insoluble in Hydrochloric Acid ≤%

0.05

-

0.2

Chloride ≤%

-

-

0.25

Sulphate ≤%

-

-

0.5

Barium

-

-

Pass test

 

Usage: In food industry, it is used as leavening agent, dough conditioner, buffer, nutritional supplement, emulsifier, and stabilizer, e.g. it is used as quality improver for flour, cake, biscuit and bakery.

Packing:    In 25kg composite plastic woven/paper bag with PE liner.

Storage and transport:      It should be stored in a dry and ventilative warehouse, kept away from moisture, heat and stored separately from poisonous substances. Handled with care, so as to avoid damage to packing bags.


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