Airophos K18 is a potassium polyphosphate based solution that can be used in applications where properties of dispersion, sequestration and buffering are required.

Used alone at high concentration or formulated with other products Airophos K18 is fully miscible with water. Where other components are used when formulating detergents, the more soluble potassium based products are usually preferred. Polyphosphates are used as sequestrants, dispersants, scale inhibitors and pH modifiers but not as buffers.

Airophos K18 is a milky solution that clears on warming or dilutions.

This product is available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum
  • 200L Drum
  • 1000L Container
  • Bulk Transfer



Holds applications in horticulture and is used in the production of fertilizer

Building & Construction

Airophos K18 is present in the production of cement

Detergent & Cleaning

Primarily used as a builder and buffering agent of liquid detergents and cleaners including hard surface cleaners, rug and carpet shampoos, machine dishwashing and car washing products.

Other detergent and cleaning uses include bottle washing detergents and window cleaning solutions

Paints & Coatings

Used in the manufacture of paints


Used for fabrics including cellulosic, synthetics, wools in bleaching, scouring and dyeing.

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