Available in packaging : 50 kg HDPE BAG CAS Number : 7320-34-5
Food : Tetra potassium Pyrophosphate is mainly used as an emulsifier, quality improver, metal ion chelating agent.
Cosmetics : Tetra potassium pyrophosphate is classified as a buffering, chelating and oral care agent.
Paints : Tetra potassium pyrophosphate is used as an anionic dispersant in water-based (latex) paints.
Household : TKPP is a soap and detergent builder.
Other Uses : Applications in boiler descaling, mining of ore and clay, synthetic rubber production, oil-drilling muds, fabric printing.
Texturizer, metal cleaner, sequestering agent, tissue modifier, chelating agent in non-cyanide electroplating, dispersion agent for ceramic, clay, latex and pigments and stabilizer in bleaching leather products.
Available in packaging : 50 kg HDPE BAG CAS Number : 7722-88-5, 13472-36-1 (decahydrate)
Tetrasodium pyrophosphate is used as a pH buffer, and as a dough conditioner in soy-based "meat alternatives". It promotes binding of proteins to water, binding the soy particles together, and is used for the same purpose in chicken nuggets and imitation crab and lobster products.
It is an emulsifier, and a source of phosphorus as a nutrient.
It is used in toothpastes, as a buffer, an emulsifier, and a detergent aid.
It is a thickening agent in instant puddings.
It is a water softener in detergents, and an emulsifier to suspend oils and prevent them from redepositing on clothing in the wash.
As a detergent additive, it can also "reactivate" detergents or soaps that have combined with calcium to make an insoluble scum.
It is seldom used as a detergent additive, except in toothpastes.