Sodium Aluminium Phosphate (SALP)

Sodium Aluminium Phosphate (SALP)

SALP is a white, odourless powder, Insoluble in water, Soluble in hydrochloric acid, which complies with the specifications of FAO/WHO-1992, FCC and EC Directive for food additives.

Introduction

SALP is a white, odourless powder, Insoluble in water, Soluble in hydrochloric acid, which complies with the specifications of FAO/WHO-1992, FCC and EC Directive for food additives.

Uses: In food industry it is used as leavening agent, such as baking powders and pancakes mixes.

Sodium aluminium phosphate (SALP) is a chemical used in food processing. It is synthetically produced from aluminium, phosphoric acid and sodium hydroxide. As a food additive it has the E number E541.SALP has two forms: an acid form used in baking powder, and an alkaline form used as an emulsifier in processed cheese. It is used in baking powder because most of its action takes place at baking temperatures, rather than when the dough or batter is mixed at room temperature.. CAS No.:7785-88-8. is a family of sodium salts of aluminium phosphate, available as White powder.

Functions and Applications

INDEX     

SPECIFICATIONS

RESULT

Identification A


Pass

Conform

Assay

%

95.0min

97.2

Loss on ignition

%

15.0-16.0

15.4

Arsenic (As)

%

0.0003 max

Less than 0.0003

Fluorides (as F)

%

0.0025max

Less than 0.0020

Lead

%

0.0002max

Less than 0.0002

DRR (%CO2, 8minutes)    


18.0-22.0

20

Neutralisation Value (NV)


96Min

99.5

Particle Size   
Retained on 20Micron   Retained on 100Micron

%

1.0 max

40.0max

0.5

25

Appearance


 White powder

Conform


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