Description of Tetrasodium pyrophosphate

Posted: October 29, 2016 in Medicine raw material
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Tetrasodium pyrophosphate is an odorless, white powder or granules. mp: 995°C. Density: 2.53 g/cm3. Solubility in water: 3.16 g/100 mL (cold water); 40.26 g/100 mL baking water. Used as a absolute de-fatting agent, in acid operations, as a aliment additive. The accompanying actuality tetrasodium pyrophosphate decahydrate (Na4P2O7*10H2O) occurs as achromatic cellophane crystals. Loses its baptize if acrimonious to 93.8°C.

Tetrasodium pyrophosphate, aswell alleged sodium pyrophosphate, tetrasodium phosphate or TSPP, is a achromatic cellophane apparent actinic admixture with the blueprint Na4P2O7. It is a alkali composed of pyrophosphate and sodium ions. Toxicity is about alert that of table alkali if ingested orally. There is aswell a hydrated form, Na4P2O7 • 10(H2O).

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