Agent Name

Sodium phosphate, monobasic, monohydrate

CAS Number

10049-21-5

Formula

H3-O4-P.H2-O.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sodium phosphate monobasic monohydrate; Monosodium phosphate monohydrate; Sodium dihydrogen phosphate monohydrate; Sodium phosphate monohydrate; Phosphoric acid, monosodium salt, monohydrate; [ChemIDplus] Sodium dihydrogen phosphatemonohydrate; Sodium dihydrogenorthophosphate monohydrate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Phosphates, Metallic Salts

Description

White odorless solid; Slightly deliquescent; [Merck Index] White hygroscopic crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in baking powders, boiler water, foods (acidulant and sequestrant), and as a veterinary urinary acidifier; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Sodium phosphate, monobasic."

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