Monocalcium Phosphate ( MCP ) usd in food and other industry Chemical Name: Mono calcium PhosphateFormula: Ca(H2PO4)2·H2OMolecular Weight: 252.07Specificity: White crystalline power or plate crystal, specific gravity: 2.22, slightly soluble inwater (1.8%,30°C), and in nature of hygroscopicity, will be of acidity after hydrolyzing.Insoluble in ethanol. when heated to 109°C,it loses crystal water.Quality standard:
Name of index
Heavy metals(As Pb) ,% ≤
Fluorides(As F),% ≤
Loss on drying(60°C) ,% ≤
Lead(Pb ),% ≤
Can supply FCC-V .
USES:In food industry,it is used as bulking agent for pastry and cake,bread improver or buffer , humectants for meat,curing agent for pectin; yeast, nutrition enhancer , chelant etc. For brewing, it can enhance diastatic activity, ferment capacity.
Packing: It is packed with polyethylene bag as inner, and a composite paper bag as the outer layer.The net weight of each bag is 25kg.Storage and Transport: It should be stored in a dry,ventilative and clean warehouse, kept away from water and moisture, futhermore, it shoud be stored separately from poisonous. Itsexpiry date is eighteen month.
food grade Monocalcium Phosphate ( MCP )