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Dipotassium Phosphate

Synonyms:
Potassium Phosphate Dibasic, DKP, Potassium Hydrogen Phosphate, Potassium Monophosphate, Dipotassium Orthophosphate
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Dipotassium Phosphate appears as white crystals or powder. It is the dipotassium salt of phosphoric acid, is hygroscopic, and has no odor. DKP is very soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol.

Safety Data Sheet

162001

 


Product#
162001
CAS#
7758-11-4
Chemical formula
K2HPO4

Dipotassium Phosphate is used as a buffering agent and sequestrant, ingredient of “instant” fertilizers, nutrient for penicillin culturing, humectant, corrosion inhibitor and anti-scaling agent, metal surface cleaner, buffer in antifreeze, pH adjuster, and laboratory reagent. It is also used as a solids separation agent, surface active agent, processing aid, intermediate, lubricant and lubricant additive.

Product Data Sheet – Dipotassium Phosphate

Use caution when handling/transferring. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. This product is irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin. Do not get in eyes, on the skin, or on clothing. Use only with adequate ventilation. Eyewash facilities and an emergency shower must be available when handling this product. Observe good industrial hygiene practices. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place. Avoid contact with strong oxidizing agents. If the product comes in contact with skin or eyes, wash off immediately with plenty of water for 15 – 20 minutes. Please see Dipotassium Phosphate Safety Data Sheet for full safety and compatibility information.

This material is not regulated as a hazardous material for transport by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Dipotassium Phosphate is available in 50 lb bags. This product may be sold as individual bags, or in full pallet quantities. There are 42 bags on a pallet.

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