Phosphate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Phosphate Properties


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A phosphate, an inorganic chemical, is a salt of phosphoric acid. In organic chemistry, a phosphate, or organophosphate, is an ester of phosphoric acid. Organic phosphates are important in biochemistry and biogeochemistry or ecology. Inorganic phosphates are mined to obtain phosphorus for use in agriculture and industry.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Powder
Boiling Point 157.999 °C
CAS Number 14265-44-2
Density 1.40 g/cm3
InChI 1S/H3O4P/c1-5(2,3)4/h(H3,1,2,3,4)/p-3
Melting Point 100 °C
Molar Mass 94.9714 g/mol
Molecular Formula PO43-
Synonyms Phosphate 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