Phosphoric acid Price Trends
Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Phosphoric Acid. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.
Procurement Resource provides prices of Phosphoric Acid for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:
- North America
- South America
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East
About Phosphoric Acid:
Phosphoric Acid, better known as orthophosphoric acid, is a weak acid. It is known to be a non-toxic compound which, in its pure form, appears as a colourless solid. The crude Phosphoric Acid can be prepared from phosphate rock, but it is of low purity. All the 3 hydrogens are acidic to varying degrees and can be lost from the molecule as H+ ions (protons).
Chemical Formula of Phosphoric Acid:
- Orthophosphoric Acid
- o-Phosphoric acid
- 97.995 g/mol
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- Rust removal agent
- pH modifier
- Food products
- Household cleaning agent
- Acidifying agent
- Dispersing agent and sanitising agent
- Dehydrating agent
- Pharmaceutical products
- Production of Phosphoric Acid via Dihydrate Process; and via Hemihydrate Process
In order to produce Phosphoric Acid through the dihydrate process, a rection between tricalcium phosphate and concentrated sulphuric acid is carried out at high temperature conditions. This forms calcium sulphate as the byproduct, which is in its dihydrate form. Finally, dihydrate calcium sulphate is removed by filtration, leaving behind Phosphoric Acid.
Procurement Resource also provides the production cost analysis of Phosphoric Acid.
- Jordan Phosphate Mines Company Plc.
- Ma’aden Wa’ad Al Shamal Phosphate Company (MWSPC)
- OCP Group
- Yara International ASA
- The Mosaic Company
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The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).