Monopotassium Phosphate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Monopotassium Phosphate Properties

Monopotassium Phosphate

Monopotassium Phosphate-Molecule 3D Struture
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Monopotassium phosphate is used as a fertilizer, a food additive and a fungicide. It is a source of phosphorus and potassium. It is also a buffering agent. It is one of the components of Gatorade and is used as an additive in cigarettes.

Chemical Properties

Acidity 4.4-4.7
Appearance White powder
Boiling Point 400 °C
CAS Number 7778-77-0
Crystal Structure Tetragonal
Density 2.338 g/cm3
EINECS Number 231-913-4
HS Code 28352400
IUPAC Name Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate
InChI 1/3K.H3O4P/c;;;1-5(2,3)4/h;;;(H3,1,2,3,4)/q3*+1;/p-3
Melting Point 252.6 °C
Molar Mass 136.09 g/mol
Molecular Formula H2KO4P
NFPA 704 H-1,F-0,R-0,C-NA
Other_Cations Monosodium Phosphate;Monoammonium Phosphate
RTECS Number TC6615500
Related Compounds Dipotassium Phosphate;Tripotassium Phosphate
Solubility 22 g/100 ml
Synonyms Potassium Phosphate Monobasic;Phosphoric Acid, Monopotassium Salt;Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate;KDP;Monobasic Potassium Phosphate;MKP uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X