Airedale Chemical

Phosphoric Acid

At Airedale Chemical are proud to announce itself as the UK's largest distributor of Phosphoric Acid

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applications

Fertiliser feedstock. In hydroponics pH solutions to lower the pH of nutrient solutions. While other types of acids can be used, phosphorus is a nutrient used by plants, especially during flowering, making Phosphoric acid particularly desirable.
Wide range of applications in animal feed production
Used in various detergent products.

As a chelant in some household cleaners aimed at similar cleaning tasks.

As a dispersing agent in detergents and leather treatment.

As a cleaner by construction trades to remove mineral deposits, cementitious smears, and hard water stains.
As the electrolyte in Phosphoric acid fuel cells.

As a catalyst in the hydration of alkenes to produce alcohols, predominantly ethanol.
Applications in water treatment
A rust inhibitor.

As a chemical oxidizing agent for activated carbon production, as used in the Wentworth Process.

Phosphoric Acid is used in dentistry and orthodontics as an etching solution, to clean and roughen the surfaces of teeth where dental appliances or fillings will be placed. It is also used as an ingredient in anti-nausea medicine.

As an electrolyte in copper electropolishing for burr removal and circuit board planarization.

As a flux by hobbyists (such as model railroaders) as an aid to soldering.

Food-grade Phosphoric Acid is used to acidify foods and beverages
Fertiliser feedstock. In hydroponics pH solutions to lower the pH of nutrient solutions. While other types of acids can be used, phosphorus is a nutrient used by plants, especially during flowering, making Phosphoric acid particularly desirable.
Wide range of applications in animal feed production
Used in various detergent products.

As a chelant in some household cleaners aimed at similar cleaning tasks.

As a dispersing agent in detergents and leather treatment.

As a cleaner by construction trades to remove mineral deposits, cementitious smears, and hard water stains.
As the electrolyte in Phosphoric acid fuel cells.

As a catalyst in the hydration of alkenes to produce alcohols, predominantly ethanol.
Applications in water treatment
A rust inhibitor.

As a chemical oxidizing agent for activated carbon production, as used in the Wentworth Process.

Phosphoric Acid is used in dentistry and orthodontics as an etching solution, to clean and roughen the surfaces of teeth where dental appliances or fillings will be placed. It is also used as an ingredient in anti-nausea medicine.

As an electrolyte in copper electropolishing for burr removal and circuit board planarization.

As a flux by hobbyists (such as model railroaders) as an aid to soldering.

Food-grade Phosphoric Acid is used to acidify foods and beverages

Our Phosphoric Acid chemical supplier is one of the largest manufacturer of Phosphoric Acid. We represent them exclusively in the UK & Ireland as distribution agents. This provides us complete security over our supply chain allowing Airedale Chemical to retain its high level of service as Phosphoric Acid suppliers to the UK market.

Our Phosphoric Acid is shipped to the UK as 85% strength. Our UK storage facility boasts 13,000 MT of capacity in total providing Airedale Chemical with the largest storage facility of Phosphoric Acid in the UK today

Airedale Chemical Phosphoric Acid holds the formula H3PO4 which has a conjugate base of phosphate, PO3−4. The term phosphoric acid can also refer to a chemical or reagent consisting of Phosphoric Acids, such as Pyrophosphoric Acid or Triphosphoric Acid, but usually Orthophosphoric Acid.

A colourless solution with no distinctive odour that is non-volatile. As a concentrated acid the 85% solution can be corrosive although nontoxic when diluted.

For full details concerning safety precautions, storage and handling procedures, request our Phosphoric Acid MSDS or speak with one of our product experts.

CAS Number:
7664-38-2
EC Number:
231-633-2
Other names:
Orthophosphoric acid; Trihydroxylphosphine oxide
Appearance:
Colourless
Strength:
85%

Available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum

  • 200L Drum

  • 1000L Container

  • Bulk Transfer

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