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    Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate

    Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate in Tradeasia

    IUPAC Name

    Tetrasodium diphosphate

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    Basic Info


    White Crystalline Powder

    Common Names



    25 kg paper/PP/PE bag

    Brief Overview

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

    Manufacturing Process

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

    Food Industry

    Tetrasodium 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.

    Cosmetic Industry 

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

    Other Applications

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

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