Agent Name

Sodium phosphate, monobasic, dihydrate

CAS Number

13472-35-0

Formula

H2-O4-P.Na.2H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Monosodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate; Monosodium phosphate dihydrate; Sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate; Sodium phosphate dihydrate; Phosphoric acid, monosodium salt, dihydrate (9CI); [ChemIDplus] Sodium dihydrogen orthophosphate dihydrate; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Category

Phosphates, Metallic Salts

Description

Colorless solid; [Merck Index] White hygroscopic solid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in boiler water treatment, food production (dry acidulant and sequestrant), and human and veterinary medicine (urinary acidifier); [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) > 5,008 mg/kg; [RTECS] An eye irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Sodium phosphate, monobasic."

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