Calcium Phosphate IP

Calcium Phosphate Dibasic also known as Dicalcium Phosphate mainly finds application as a food additive and is produced by the reaction of calcium chloride and phosphoric acid.


Dicalcium phosphate is mainly used as a dietary supplement in prepared breakfast cereals, dog treats, enriched flour and noodle products. It is also used as a tableting agent, in dietary calcium supplements, in poultry feeds and in some toothpaste as a tartar control agent.


Chemical Name: Calcium Phosphate
Mol. Formula: CaHPO4.2H2O
Mol. Weight: 172.09 g/mol
CAS No.: 7789-77-7


General Specifications

Test……. Specification……IP
Appearance A white, crystalline powder; odorless
Solubility Practically insoluble in water and in ethanol (95%). It dissolves in dilute hydrochloric acid and in nitric acid.
Acid insoluble substances Maximum 0.1%
Arsenic Maximum 10ppm
Heavy metals Maximum 40ppm
Barium Passes test
Iron Maximum 400ppm
Carbonates Passes test
Chlorides Maximum 500ppm
Sulphates Maximum 0.5%
Nitrates Passes test
Reducing substances Passes test
Proteinous impurities Passes test
Monocalcium and tricalcium phosphate Passes test
Loss on ignition Between 24.5% and 26.5%
Assay Not less than 98% and not more than 100.5%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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