Its appearance is colorless to pale yellow viscous liquid. It contains 12 acid groups which are able to complex with metals to form white insoluble mineral salts. Its easily soluble in water and 95% ethanol slightly soluble in pure ethanol, almost insoluble in pure ether and hexane. It exists naturally in form of phytin.
1)Phytic acid is used in Flavors&Essences.
2)Phytic Acid is used in food processing industry to reduce fermentation time and to prevent the change of properties or colors and oxidation in foods and wines due to its powerful chelating function.
3)For industrial applications, it is widely used as the additive of metal coating and cleaning, as corrosion inhibitor for metal surface, desensitizers in ink, hard water treatment agent, gathering of rare earth and precious metals, antiknocking agent, antioxidant, preservative, and stabilizer.
4)It is also used in pharmaceutical industry.
Package & Storage
Package: 200 kg/drum;
Storage: should be stored in a cool and dry place and kept away from strong light and heat.