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Phosphoric Acid

Proudly recognised as the UK's largest distributor of Phosphoric Acid



Fertiliser feedstock. In hydroponics pH solutions to lower the pH of nutrient solutions. While other types of acids can be used, phosphorus is a nutrient used by plants, especially during flowering, making Phosphoric acid particularly desirable.

Farm & Livestock

Wide range of applications in animal feed production

Cleaning Chemicals & Detergents

Used in various detergent products.

As a chelant in some household cleaners aimed at similar cleaning tasks.

As a dispersing agent in detergents and leather treatment.

As a cleaner by construction trades to remove mineral deposits, cementitious smears, and hard water stains.

Oil & Gas

As the electrolyte in Phosphoric acid fuel cells.

As a catalyst in the hydration of alkenes to produce alcohols, predominantly ethanol.

Water Treatment

Applications in water treatment


Airedale Chemical distribute on behalf of ICL (Israel Chemicals Ltd) in the UK. This provides us with additional security over our supply chain allowing Airedale Chemical to retain its high level of service for Phosphoric Acid into the UK market.
Our Phosphoric Acid is shipped to the UK as 85% strength. Our UK storage facility boasts 13,000 MT of capacity in total providing Airedale Chemical with the largest storage facility of Phosphoric Acid in the UK today
Airedale Chemical Phosphoric Acid holds the formula H3PO4 which has a conjugate base of phosphate, PO3−4. The term phosphoric acid can also refer to a chemical or reagent consisting of Phosphoric Acids, such as Pyrophosphoric Acid or Triphosphoric Acid, but usually Orthophosphoric Acid.
A colourless solution with no distinctive odour that is non-volatile. As a concentrated acid the 85% solution can be corrosive although nontoxic when diluted.
For full details concerning safety precautions, storage and handling procedures, request our Phosphoric Acid MSDS or speak with one of our product experts.

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Other names:
Orthophosphoric acid; Trihydroxylphosphine oxide
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Available in the following sizes.

25L Drum

200L Drum

1000L Container

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