Difference between phosphorus, phosphoric acid and phosphates

Uses and Applications

Where Might You Encounter Phosphates Today?


Health & Hygiene

Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care Products

Bath Crystals/Salts
Effervescent tablets
Intravenous fluids
Mouthwash
Opthalmic
Prescription and Over the Counter (OTC) Tablets
Skin Care & cosmetics
Tartar control gels and pastes
Toothpaste
Tube feedings
Vitamins and mineral supplements

Technical Uses

Agriculture

Citric Acid Fermentations
Cotton Processing
Fertilizers
Organic Synthesis

Fire

Fire Extinguishers
Flame Retardants
Forest Fires

Home Building

Building Materials
Cement
Gypsum Wallboard
Latex paint
Paintings and coatings

Home/Office

Ceramics
Flat Panel displays
Integrated circuitry
Oven proof bake ware
Paper processing
Photocopier toner

Industrial and Institutional cleaners

Automatic dishwashing detergent
Car wash detergent
Cleaning Vinyl Siding
Heavy Duty cleaners
Industrial and Institutional
Industrial sodium chloride
Paint and wall cleaner

Metal Treatment

Metal cleaning
Metal finishing (anodizing)
Milk scale equipment

Water Treatment

Boiler water
Water Softening
Water Treatment

Other

Antifreeze
Asphalt modification
Oil drilling
Synthetic rubber
Wool dyeing

Food & Beverages

Baked Goods

Baking Powder & Self-Rising Flour
Batter, Breading & Cake Donuts
Cakes & Baking Pies (muffins, pancakes & waffles)
Reduced Sodium Baking
Reduced/Frozen Batters & Doughs

Beverages

Buttermilk
Canned milk, UHT milk
Chocolate milk
Colas
Dry mixes
Fruit juices
Potable Water
Soy beverages
Sports drinks
Strawberry flavored milk

Cereals

Cooked cereals
Extruded, Dry Cereals

Dairy Products

Cheese dips & sauces
Cheese powders
Cheese slices
Cheese starter cultures
Cottage cheese
Grated cheese
Ice Cream (hard, soft, imitation), frozen dessert
Imitation cheese
Instant puddings (no-bake cheesecake)
Non-dairy creamer
Reduced sodium dairy
Whey processing
Whipped topping

Egg Products

Egg Whites
Egg yolks
Whole egg

Fruit and Vegetables

Canned fruits
Vegetables (frozen and canned)

Meat/Protein products

Ham, Corned Beef
Peanuts
Reduced sodium meat
Roast Beef
Sausage, franks, bologna

Pasta & Noodles

Instant fried Noodles
Pasta products

Pet food

Canned Food (dogs & cats)
Cat food dry
Pet treats

Potatoes

Baked Potato chips
French fries, mashed potatoes, hash browns, potato flakes

Poultry products

Carcass wash
Poultry products
Reduced sodium poultry products
Restructured poultry products, poultry sausage

Seafood

Canned crab
Canned tuna
Reduced sodium sea foods
Scallop, Fish fillets
Shrimp (frozen or cooked)
Surimi

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