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Monocalcium Phosphate

CAS no.: 7758-23-8

HS code: 28352600

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​Formula: Ca(H2PO4)2

Contant: 15.9-17.7%, 14.2% 

Appearance: Powder

Packing: Woven Bag

Grade: Food Grade & Tech Grade

Monocalcium Phosphate (MCP) is white powder; specific gravity: 2.220; it is soluble in Hydrochloric Acid and Nitric Acid; slightly soluble in water (1.8%at 30'c); it contains free Phosphoric Acid and has the character of hygroscopicity. lts water solution is acidic.
In food industry, it is used as leavening agent, dough regulator, buffer, modifier, solidification agent, nutritional supplement, chelating agent, e.g., leavening agent for bake and cake; assistant fermentation agent and buffer for bread and biscuit; pectin curing agent, yeast food, modifier in meat product. When applied in fermentation, it can increase the fermentation capacity.

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