Appearance:Colorless or white crystals Melting point:80 °C Boiling point:93.8 °C Density:2.53 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.) Description About Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate CAS 7722-88-5:
Tetrasodium pyrophosphate, also called sodium pyrophosphate or tetrasodium phosphate.It is used in water softener,buffering agent, thickening agent, dispersing agent, wool de-fatting agent, metal cleaner, soap and synthetic detergent builder, general sequestering agent, in electrodeposition of metals. It also acts as a tartar control agent in toothpaste and dental floss. In addition, it is used as a chelating agent in antimicrobial studies. It is also used as a food additive in common foods such as chicken nuggets, crab meat and canned tuna.
Tetrasodium pyrophosphate is applied in industries of detergents as detergent auxiliary, paper production to bleach and electroplating, In food industry it is used as buffering agent, emulsifier, nutrition ingredients and quality improver.