Food Grade Dicalcium Phosphate Anhydrous

White and odorless powder; it is soluble in diluted Hydrochloric Acid, Nitric Acid and Acetic Acid; slightly soluble in water but insoluble in Ethanol; stable in air; its relative density is: 2.32.


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

Storage and transport:To be stored in a dry, ventilate and clean warehouse; Valid for two years.



In food industry, it is used as leavening agent, dough modifier, buffer, nutritional supplement, emulsifier, and stabilizer e.g. it is applied as leavening agent for flour, cake, pastry, bakery, as quality modifier for bread, and fried food. Also be applied in biscuit, milk powder, drinks, ice cream as nutrient supplement or quality improver. In pharmaceutical industry, it is often used as an additive in the producing of Calcium Tablet or other tablets. In daily chemical industry-toothpaste, it is used as friction agent.

Commonly, we add this product according to the proportion of 0.2-0.5%.

It can be adjustable according to the actual situation.

Detailed Description

Food Grade Dicalcium Phosphate Anhydrous
Molecular formula:CaHPO4
Molecular Weight:136.06
Quality standards:


Name of indexes FCC-V USP-32 E 341 (ii)
Appearance White powder White powder White granular powder or powder
Assay (As CaHPO4), % 97.0-105.0 98.0-103.0 98.0-102.0(200℃, 3hours)
P2O5(on the anhydrous basis), %
- - 50.0-52.5
Identification - - Positive tests for calcium and for phosphate
Fluoride, ≤% 0.005 0.005 0.005
Loss on drying, ≤% 7.0-8.5 6.6-8.5 -
Loss on ignition , ≤% - - 8.5( 800 °C ± 25 °C , 30 minutes)
Heavy metals(As Pb), ≤% - 0.003 -
Pb, ≤% 0.0002 - 0.0001
As, ≤% 0.0003 0.0003 0.0001
Mercury , ≤% - - 0.0001
Cadmium, ≤% - - 0.0001
Aluminium, mg/kg - - 200
Insoluble in HCI, ≤% - 0.2 -
Chloride, ≤% - 0.25 -
Sulphate (SO4), ≤% - 0.5 -
Carbonate - Test passed -
Barium - Test passed -

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