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Phosphoric Acid

Phosphoric Acid

In addition to being a chemical reagent, phosphoric acid has a wide variety of uses, including as a food additive.  They provide a tangy taste and is used to acidify food products like sodas.


Phosphoric Acid 50% and 75% – Food Grade

Phosphoric Acid General Characteristics:

  • Appearance: Clear, colorless solution to water white solution
  • Chemical Formula: H3PO4
  • Molecular Weight: 98.00
  • CAS#: 7664-38-2

GMO Status: This Phosphoric Acid 50% and Phosphoric Acid 75% products does not contain genetically-modified organisms nor are genetically-modified organisms used in its manufacture.

Allergen Status: Product does not contain any of the known allergens including celery, milk products, eggs, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, fish and shellfish.

BSE/TSE Status: Nothing from an animal source is used in the product or is used in the processes. BSE/TSE issue-free.

California Prop 65: No listed components in the product

GRAS Status: Product is considered “GRAS” (Generally Recognized as Safe) under FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Title 21, Section 182.1073 for Phosphoric Acid. Please reference FDA’s CFR Title 21 for conditions of use.

HACCP: Hawkins, Inc. has an established HACCP plan for the handling process for receiving, qualifying and packaging of the product.

Halal Status: This Phosphoric Acid product is certified Halal.

Kosher Status: This Phosphoric Acid product is certified Kosher-Pareve.

Ingredient Statement: Phosphoric Acid.

Manufacturing Facility Certification: The facilities where Phosphoric Acid is manufactured are in compliance with applicable FDA regulations and HACCP plans have been reviewed/approved by a Third Party Audit Agency for SQF 2000 (Level II) certification.


Primary Packaging Materials: Available in bulk, totes, drums, deldrums, carboys, and pails. All packaging materials are FDA compliant and composed of high density polyethylene (HDPE).
Solubility: Product is infinitely soluble in water.
Storage Recommendations: Phosphoric Acid 75% has a freeze point of 0° F.   Hawkins, Inc. recommends storage of product at ambient temperatures.
Storage Recommendations: Phosphoric Acid 50% has a freeze point of -43.5° F. Hawkins, Inc. recommends storage of product at ambient temperatures.

Hawkins Inc. is a Phosphoric Acid supplier. As a Phosphoric Acid distributor Hawkins distributes Phosphoric Acid to various companies for a variety of applications and uses. Our customers depend on Hawkins for a consistent and cost-effective supply of  Phosphoric Acid. Hawkins has a team dedicated to ensuring the quality of the Phosphoric Acid we supply.

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