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Ammonium Polyphosphate Properties

Ammonium Polyphosphate



Ammonium polyphosphate is an inorganic salt of polyphosphoric acid and ammonia containing both chains and possibly branching. Ammonium polyphosphate is used as a food additive and emulsifier. It is also used as a flame retardant for polyolefines and polyurethanes and as a fertilizer.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 68333-79-9
Chemical Composition Methanol-->Urea-->Phosphorous acid-->Phosphorus pentoxide-->Ammonium nitrate-->Ammonium dihydrogen phosphate-->
EINECS Number 269-789-9
Molecular Formula (NH4PO3)n
Synonyms Ammonium Polyphosphate;Polyphosphoric Acids Ammonium Salts;App;App-0;Xap-01;App-3;App-1;Ammonium Polyphosphate Flame Retardant; E545