Agent Name

Magnesium phosphate, tribasic

Alternative Name

Trimagnesium phosphate

CAS Number

7757-87-1

Formula

H3-O4-P.3/2Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Trimagnesium phosphate; Magnesium phosphate anhydrous; "Neutral" magnesium phosphate; Magnesium orthophosphate; Magnesium phosphate (3:2); Magnesium phosphate (Mg3(PO4)2); Magnesium phosphate, neutral; Phosphoric acid, magnesium salt (2:3); Tertiary magnesium phosphate; Tribasic magnesium phosphate; Trimagnesium diorthophosphate; Trimagnesium diphosphate; Trimagnesium phosphate, anhydrous; Trimagnesium bis(orthophosphate); Magnesium phosphate, tribasic, anhydrous; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phosphates, Metallic Salts

Description

Odorless iridescent solid; [HSDB] White odorless powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Octahydrate found as the mineral bobierrite; [Merck Index] Used as a plant food, dentifrice polishing agent, stabilizer for plastics, food additive, dietary supplement, anti-caking agent for silicate detergents and table salt, stabilizer for calcium phosphate dihydrate, and antacid; [HSDB]

Comments

See "Magnesium."

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