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Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP)
Product Code: SHMP
SHMP is available in Food Grade or FCC and technical NSF grade. SHMP is generally used as Sequestrant, Food additive, water softening and detergents, dispersing agent to break down clay and other soil types.
Synonyms: Metaphosphoric acid, hexasodium salt, Calgon, Glassy sodium, Hexasodium metaphosphate, Metaphosphoric acid (H6P6O18), hexasodium salt, Sodium metaphosphate (Na6(PO3)6), Sodium phosphate (Na6(PO3)6), Graham’s Salt, Sodium Polymetaphosphate, SODIUM HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE, 99%
Uses: Softening water,laundering, textile processing, pretanning hides in manufacture of leather, dispersing clays and pigments, corrosion prevention.
Old product code: S022
CAS # [10124-56-8]Na6O18P6
Also CAS # 68915-31-1
Properties: Completely soluble in water in all proportions but is insoluble in organic solvents.
Visual Appearance: White powder
P2O5: 66.5% - 67.3%
pH of 1% solution: 6.70 - 7.20
Loss on ignition <= 1%
Water insoluble <= 0.1%
Thru a USS 20 Sieve: 98% or more
Thru a USS 100 Sieve: 45% or more