Food Grade Monocalcium Phosphate Anhydrous

White powder; specific gravity: 2.220; it is soluble in Hydrochloric Acid and Nitric Acid; slightly soluble in water (1.8% at 30℃); it contains free Phosphoric Acid and has the character of hygroscopicity. Its water solution is acidic.


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 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.

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 Monocalcium Phosphate Anhydrous
Molecular formula:Ca(H2PO4)2
Molecular Weight:234.05
Quality standards:


INDEXES GB25559-2010 FCC-V E 341 (i)
Assay,% 16.8-18.3(as Ca) 16.8-18.3(as Ca) ≥95(on the dried basis )
P2O5(on the anhydrous basis),% - - 55.5-61.1
Identification - - Positive tests for calcium and for phosphate
Pb, ≤% 0.0002 0.0002 0.0001
As, ≤% 0.0003 0.0003 0.0001
Cadmium , ≤% - - 0.0001
Mercury , ≤% - - 0.0001
Aluminium, mg/kg - - 200
Heavy metals(As Pb), ≤% 0.001 - -
Fluoride, ≤% 0.0025 0.005 0.003
Residue on ignition, % 14.0-15.5 14.0-15.5 ≤ 17,5 %(800 °C ± 25 °C, 30 minutes)
Loss on drying - - ≤14 % (105 °C, 4 hours)
Clear grade Accord with the test - -
Carbonate Accord with the test - -
Free acid and auxiliary salt Accord with the test - -

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