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Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate

Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate
IUPAC Name
Tetrasodium diphosphate
HS Code
2835.39.00
Formula
Na4P2O7
Appearance
White Crystal Powder
Cas No.
7722-88-5
Common Names
TSPP
Packaging
- 640 @ 25 kg PP / Paper bag, 21 MT / 20'FCL
- 840 @ 25 kg PP/PE bags, 21 MT / 20'FCL
Category
  • Food
  • Soaps and Detergents
  • Phosphates
  • Sodium chemicals
Sub Category
  • Emulsifiers
  • Protection Agents
  • Stabilizer
  • Food additive

Brief Overview:

Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, also known as TSPP, appears as an odorless colorless transparent crystal and is made up of sodium and pyrophosphate ions.

 

Manufacturing Processes:

Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate is manufactured by reacting sodium carbonate with phosphoric acid to produce disodium phosphate. It is subsequently heated at high temperature to form Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate.

Food Industry

Sodium Pyrophosphate has a variety of applications in the food industry such as an emulsifier, thickening, dispersing and buffering agent. It is also commonly used as a food additive in products such as marshmallows, puddings, and chicken nuggets.

 

Cosmetics Industry

Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate is used as chelating and oral care agent in products, such as toothpaste and mouthwash, that prevents deposition of calcium and magnesium onto teeth.

 

Other Applications

Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate is used in hosiery manufacturing in the removal of calcium alginate linking stitches and silk degumming. It is also used in the paints and paper industry as a dispersing agent.

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