ReAgent Chemicals are leading Phosphoric Acid suppliers in the UK. We have manufactured and supplied chemicals to businesses for over 30 years, so if you’re looking to buy H3PO4, contact us here at ReAgent .
What is Phosphoric Acid?
Phosphoric Acid is a colourless, clear viscous liquid mineral acid. It is entirely odourless. In its pure form, Phosphoric Acid is a crystalline solid (although it is rarely distributed in this form). At high concentrations it is classed as a corrosive, however it is easily diluted and is classed as Non-Toxic when mixed with water.It is also sometimes known as Orthophosphoric Acid in order to distinguish it from related phosphoric acids known as polyphosphoric acids.The chemical formula for Phosphoric Acid is H3PO4.
What is Phosphoric Acid Used For?
Phosphoric Acid has many uses both in a laboratory and in real world situations. It has proven medicinal uses such as in dentistry and orthodontics, use as an additive for food (commonly found in Cola products) and in:
Electrolytes for phosphoric acid fuel cells.
Removal of rust by conversion of Iron Oxide into Ferric Phosphate.
In food preparation, it is numbered as additive E338.
A flux as an aid to soldering.
ReAgent sells Phosphoric Acid in containers of 2.5 Litres up to a drum of 200 Litres. Precautions must be taken at all times when handling chemicals.