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Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP)

In food industry it used as an additive, nourishing agent, quality improver, pH regulator, adhesive and leavening agent etc.


In food industry, sodium hexametaphosphate used as an additive, nourishing agent, quality improver, pH regulator, metal ions chelating agent, adhesive and leavening agent etc.

Appearance: white powder
Purity: 68%
Formula: (NaPO3)6
CAS No.: 10124-56-8
Molecular Weight: 611.17
EINECS No.:233-343-1
Packing: 25kgs, 50kgs, 1000kgs Plastic Woven Bag with PE Inner

Items Standards
Total Phosphate(as P2O5) 68.0% MIN
Inactive phosphate(as P2O5) 7.5% MAX
Water insoluble matter 0.02% MAX
PH value 5.8-6.5
Through mesh 60 90% MIN
Arsenic(as) PPM 3 MAX
Iron as Fe PPM 200 MAX
Total Heavy metals ( Pb) PPM 10 MAX
FluoridPPM 30 MAX
Lead PPM 4 MAX

Functions and Applications

(1) Sodium hexametaphosphate is used in meat products, fish sausages, ham, etc., which can improve water holding capacity, increase adhesion, and prevent fat oxidation;
(2) Used in bean paste and soy sauce to prevent discoloration, increase viscosity, shorten fermentation period, and adjust taste;
(3) When used in fruit drinks and refreshing drinks, it can improve the juice yield, increase the viscosity, and inhibit the decomposition of vitamin C;
(4) When used in ice cream, it can improve the expansion capacity, increase the volume, enhance the emulsification effect to prevent the destruction of the paste, and improve the taste and color;
(5) Used in dairy products and beverages to prevent gel precipitation;
(6) Adding to beer can clarify the liquor and prevent turbidity;
(7) Used in canned beans, fruits and vegetables, it can stabilize natural pigments and protect the color of food;
(8) The aqueous solution of sodium hexametaphosphate is sprayed on the cured meat to improve the antiseptic performance.

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