Dicalcium Phosphate (DCP)

Dicalcium Phosphate (DCP)

Dicalcium Phosphate used in food as acidulent in leavening agent, buffer, structure improver, nutrient and etc.

Introduction

DCP is a kind of food additives which has been widely used in food industry as an anti-coagualting agent, leavening agent, dough improver, buttering agent, emulsifier, nutritional supplement and stabilizing agent. In practice, It is used as a leavening agent to flour, cake, pastry. It can also act as the complex bread improve and fried food improver, It is also used in making biscuit, milk powder and ice-cream as food-improver and a food supplement.
Feed grade DCP include 17% and 18% as its phosphorus percent,powder & granular as its granularity.

Functions and Applications

CHARACTERISTICS
SPECIFICATION LIMITS
SPECIFICATION LIMITS

dihydrate
anhydrous
Assay(CaHPO4)%
98.0~103.0
98.0~103.0
Loss on ignition(800℃)%
24.5~26.5
7.0~8.5
Heavy metals(as Pb)%
≤0.001
≤0.001
Lead(as Pb)%
≤0.0005
≤0.0005
Arsenic(as As)%
≤0.0002
≤0.0002
Fluodire(as F)%
≤0.005
≤0.005
Insoluble in Acid %
≤0.05
≤0.05


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