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Phosphoric Acid

Providing you assured supply and reliable service

Phosphoric acid is an incredibly diverse product acid used in a wide array of applications. This product is manufactured by mining and processing the element Phosphorous. 

Considering phosphorous is not a renewable resource, it’s vitally important to align with a distributor who provides assured supply.  Univar Solutions has strong supplier relationships and the distribution capabilities to ensure your phosphoric acid needs are met. With more than 120 locations throughout the USA, our private fleet of trucks and rail cars and our professional service at every touchpoint, we are here to serve you chemical and ingredient needs. 

Characteristics

Purified phosphoric acid

  • Colorless
  • Odorless
  • Viscous liquid, typically as 75% or 85% in water
  • Many of the impurities are removed, depending on the grade

Industrial or agricultural phosphoric acid

  • Colorless
  • Green or amber
  • Odorless, viscous liquid, typically as 56% or 75% in water.
  • Few of the impurities are removed

Grades

  • Food
  • Tech
  • NSF (Water Treatment)
  • Reagent
  • Thermal
  • Industrial
  • Agricultural/fertilizer

Sizes available

  • Bulk railcar
  • Bulk truck
  • Returnable totes (multiple sizes available)
  • Disposable totes (multiple sizes available
  • Drums (multiple sizes available)
  • Pails
  • Bottles

Applications

  • Food flavoring
  • Beverages
  • Dental products
  • Cosmetics
  • Skin care products
  • Production of phosphate fertilizers
  • Electrolyte
  • Etching agent
  • Rust removal agent
  • pH modifier
  • Household cleaning agent
  • Dispersing agent
  • Sanitizing agent