Tripotassium Phosphate (TKP)

Airedale Chemical Tripotassium Phosphate holds the formula K3PO4 and is commonly found in foods as an additive. TKP is known for its features as a foaming and whipping agent as well as an emulsifier.

Tripotassium Airedale Chemical supplies TKP in 2 forms; Firstly as a solid, a white powder with no distinguishing odour which can be purchased in 25KG bags. Secondly as a liquid solution, a clear, colourless solution with no distinguishing odour which is available in 25L, 200L, 1000L IBCs.

Other names: Potassium Phosphate, Tribasic, TKP, Tri Potassium Phosphate

Grade: TECH

This product is available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum
  • 200L Drum
  • 1000L Container
  • Bulk Transfer
  • 25kg Bag Solid/Powder only chemicals



Airedale Chemical Tripotassium Phosphate is used as a fertilizer on farms and other areas of agriculture

Food & Beverage

Used as a food additive for emulsifying, foaming and whipping other ingredients.
It can be combined with fatty acids for use as a potential antimicrobial agent in poultry processing.
Found in cooked and cured meats, milk and cream products and drinking chocolate.


Also used in the pharmaceutical and papermaking industries.

Personal Care

Various personal care applications including Shaving cream and hand soaps

Personal Care

Various persoanl care applications including Shaving cream and hand soaps


Used in photographic (silver halide) processing. It has been promoted as a useful alkali by amateur photographers.

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