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    Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate

    Potassium dihydrogen phosphate (MKP): efficient as a leavening agent, pH regulator, and emulsifier.


    Chemical name: Potassium dihydrogen phosphate; Potassium biphosphate; MKP

    CAS Number: 7778-77-0

    EINECS Number: 231-913-4

    Molecular formula: KH2PO4

    Molecular weight:136.086

    Product Standard: GB/EP/USP/FCC


    25kg paper-plastic composite bag lined with PE film.

    Storage Condition: Kept in a light-proof,well-closed, dry and cool place.

    Shelf life: 2 years.

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    Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate

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    Product Overview

    Potassium dihydrogen phosphate MKP, also known as monobasic potassium phosphate, is an inorganic salt compound that appears as colorless crystals or crystalline powder. Potassium dihydrogen phosphate formula KH2PO4. It becomes damp and deliquescent in high-humidity environments. Potassium dihydrogen phosphate pH of potassium dihydrogen phosphate is typically within the acidic range and can be used to modify food acidity as needed. MKP has various applications in the food industry and other fields.


    Item Food grade
    Content (as KH2PO4) %  ≥ 98.0
    Phosphoric anhydride(as P2O5) %  ≥ 51.1
    Oxides(K2O)%  ≥ 34.0
    PH value 4.2-4.7
    Loss on drying%  ≤ 1.0
    Heavy metal(as Pb)%  ≤ 0.001
    Arsenic(as As)%  ≤ 0.0003
    Fluoride(as F)%  ≤ 0.001
    Water-insoluble %  ≤ 0.2
    Lead(Pb)%  ≤ 0.0002
    The main application of Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate
    • Potassium dihydrogen phosphate in food functions as an acidity adjuster, a leavening agent, and a pH buffer, also controlling microbiological growth during processing and storage.
    • Potassium dihydrogen phosphate in skin care formulations serves to stabilize formula pH, maintaining product integrity and ensuring freshness.
    • Potassium dihydrogen phosphate in pharmaceutical manufacturing is used for creating soluble drug salts, acting as active drug carriers, and formulating modified-release tablets and capsules.
    • Potassium dihydrogen phosphate in agriculture acts as a fertilizer, providing essential macronutrient potassium and micronutrient phosphorus, crucial for plant growth and optimizing crop yields.

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