Calcium phosphate is mainly used as an antioxidant but it can also be used as an acidity regulator, anti-caking agent, emulsifier, firming agent, raising agent, sequestrant, stabilizer or thickener.


Calcium orthophosphate:

Calcium orthophosphate is a chemical compound that occurs in the form of calcium-containing phosphate salts. These salts can have different forms, but calcium orthophosphate generally refers to the simplest form of phosphate.

Common chemical formulas:

  • Monocalcium phosphate: Ca(H₂PO₄)₂
  • Dicalcium phosphate: CaHPO₄

Use :

  • Food industry: Used as an acidity corrector, leavening agent, and stabilizer in certain foodstuffs.
  • Pharmaceutical industry: Used as a food supplement due to its calcium and phosphorus content.
  • Fertilizer Industry: Used as a source of calcium and phosphorus in fertilizer formulations.

Features :

  • Calcium phosphates are white inorganic salts or crystalline powders.
  • They are generally soluble in acid, but their solubility can vary.


  • As a dietary supplement, it helps provide calcium and phosphorus, which are essential for healthy bones and teeth.
  • As a food additive, it can act as a leavening agent in baked goods.


  • In appropriate amounts, calcium orthophosphate is generally considered safe. However, excessive consumption of phosphorus can have adverse health effects.

Storage :

  • Should be stored in a dry, well-ventilated place, protected from humidity.

Packaging :

  • Often available in powder form packaged in bags or airtight containers.


  • Some products may be certified as meeting quality and safety standards.

Data sheet

CAS Number
HS Code
2835 39 00
Chemical Formula
25kg bag
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