White fine powder solid which is stable in air, Free from extraneous material.
In food processing industry, it is used as anti-coagulant,buffer and nutrient food additive.
|Name of index||FCC-V||E 341(iii)|
|Assay (On the ignited basis), ≥%||34.0-40.0(as Ca)||90|
|P2O5 Content(on the Anhydrous basis) ,%||–||38.5–48.0|
|Description||White floating crystalline powder||a white, odourless powder which is stable in air|
|Identification||–||Pass tests for calcium and phosphate|
|Solubility tests||–||Practically insoluble in water, insoluble in ethanol soluble in dilute hydrochloric and nitric acid|
|Aluminium, ≤mg/kg||–||Not more than 150 mg/kg (only if added to food for infants and young children)Not more than 500 mg/kg (for all uses except food for infants and young children). This applies until 31 March 2015Not more than 200 mg/kg (for all uses except food for infants and young children). This applies from 1 April 2015.|
|Loss on ignition, (After ignition at 800°C±25°C, 0.5 hour ≤%||10.0||8|
Beverage:Phosphates, phosphoric acid and complex blends provide solutions for many beverage applications
Dairy:Specialties that provide fundamental functionalities in dairy products enhancing appearance, eating quality and shelf life
Meat, Poultry, and Seafood:Functionally versatile products that provide enhanced texture, taste, quality for all types of meat, poultry and seafood products and reduce losses
Nutrition:A robust line of phosphate-based formulations enhance nutrition
Pet Food and Animal Feed:Phosphates that supplement nutrition and improve palatability in both pet food and animal feed
Potato and Produce:Ingredients that prevent discoloration of potatoes and improve the freshness of other produce