Applications and Uses of Phosphoric Acid

Phosphoric Acid can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Phosphoric Acid is used as PH adjuster such as in colas and jams, canned food and light drinks as well as used in wine making. Phosphoric acid, also known as orthophosphoric acid, is one of the most widely known and used acids.

Phosphoric Acid uses as follows:

Phosphoric Acid

Phosphoric Acid

In Food Production

Phosphoric Acid can be used as acidity regulator in food process such as in breakfast or cereal bars, flavored waters, bottled coffee beverages and processed meats, milk, buttermilk, cottage cheese and nondairy coffee creamers.

In Beverage

Phosphoric Acid can be used as Acidulant in beverage. Phosphoric acid used to keep bacteria and fungi from forming in these sugary drinks.

In Pharmaceutical

Phosphoric Acid can be used as intermediate in Pharmaceutical.

In Health and Personal care

Phosphoric Acid is used in the formulation of a wide variety of product types, including bath products, cleansing products, fragrances, hair care products, hair dyes and colors, makeup, mouthwashes, nail products and skin care products. Phosphoric Acid is used to control the pH of cosmetics and personal care products.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

Phosphoric acid is used as an additive and flavoring agent in both human and animal feed/poultry feed.

In Other Industries

Phosphoric acid can be used in the manufacture of fertilizers, also used to make synthetic detergents. Other uses of phosphoric acid include the treatment of water and metal. More than 80 percent of the phosphoric acid produced in the world is used in the manufacture of fertilizer.

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