Phosphoric acid, ortho phosphoric acid, is a mineral compound with the chemical formula H 3 PO 4 . Ortho Phosphoric Acid refers to the name Iopac Phosphoric Acid. Ortho-phosphoric acid is a colorless, odorless, non-volatile 85% aqueous solution and, although weak in acid, is corrosive enough.
- It is a non-toxic substance.
- The solution is colorless and odorless.
Uses of 85% orthophosphoric acid
Ortho-phosphoric acid or phosphoric acid is used as an electrolyte in fuel cells and as a catalyst. Phosphoric acid is also commonly used in fertilizers and is also used as food additives. Other uses of phosphoric acid include water purification, detergent use, and medicine.