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Sigma-Aldrich

Phosphoric acid

crystalline, ≥99.999% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
Orthophosphoric acid
Linear Formula:
H3PO4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
98.00
Beilstein:
1921286
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

vapor density

3.4 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

2.2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
5 mmHg ( 25 °C)

assay

≥99.999% trace metals basis

form

crystalline

bp

158 °C (lit.)

mp

~40 °C (lit.)
41-44 °C

density

1.685 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
1.830 g/mL at 25 °C

SMILES string

OP(O)(O)=O

InChI

1S/H3O4P/c1-5(2,3)4/h(H3,1,2,3,4)

InChI key

NBIIXXVUZAFLBC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... SRC(6714)

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General description

Anhydrous phosphoric acid is a white solid which melts at 42.35oC to form a viscous liquid. In aqueous solution phosphoric acid behaves as a triprotic acid, having three ionizable hydrogen atoms.

Application

Industrially, phosphoric acid may be used in fertilizers, detergents, pharmaceuticals, water softeners.

Packaging

25, 100 g in poly bottle
Packaged in poly bottles

Other Notes

Concentrated phosphoric acid is approx. 85% H3PO4 (aqueous).

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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