Potassium Phosphate, Dibasic, Anhydrous (K2HPO4) is a reagent with a very high buffering capacity. Widely used in molecular biology, biochemistry, and chromatography. Potassium phosphate occurs in several forms: monobasic (KH2PO4), dibasic (K2HPO4), and tribasic (K3PO4).
|Item||IP||FCC ( FOOD)|
|Assay||NLT 98.0% &NMT 100.5% on dry basis||NLT 98.0% &NMT 101.5% of K2HPO4 after drying|
|pH ( 1 in 20 )||8.5 – 9.6||9.0 of 1% solution|
|Insoluble Substances||0.2% max||0.2% max|
|Carbonate||Pass the test|
|Arsenic||3 PPM Max||3PPM Max|
|Heavy metals||0.001% Max||2 PPM as Pb|
|Sodium||Passes the test|
|Loss on drying||NMT 1.0%||NMT 2.0%|
|Limit Of Fluoride||0.001% Max||10 PPM Max|
|Limit of monobasic or tribasic salt||Pass the test||Pass the test|
As imitation dairy creamer.
Dry powder beverages to prevent coagulation of Mineral supplements & stator cultures.
Addictive in cheese processing.
Nutrient in microorganism culture to produce antibiotics.
As buffering agent in certain pharmaceuticals.