A white powder that is highly hygroscopic and water soluble.
Other Known Names: DSP, disodium orthophosphate secondary, disodium hydrogen phosphate, sodium phosphate dibasic
Molecular Formula: Na2HPO4
Applications: used in foods to quicken cook time, thickening agent, retard calcium scale formation
Molar Mass: 141.96 g/mol (anhydrous); 268.07 g/mol (heptahydrate)
Density: 1.7 g/cm3
Melting Point: 250°C