phosphorus pentoxide


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phosphorus pentoxide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white odourless solid produced when phosphorus burns: has a strong affinity for water with which it forms phosphoric acids. Formula: P2O5 (commonly existing as the dimer P4O10). Also called: phosphoric anhydride
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These superphosphates do not have more than 22 percent of phosphorus pentoxide. Superphosphates are the crucial factor for the healthy growth of plants as they can be functional in high concentration to plants ranging from household ones to agricultural crops.
All the chemicals and solvents used were of analytical grade; Styrene, Benzoyl Peroxid, Polyvinyl alcohol water, 5% NaOH solution, Nitrogen gas, 98% H2SO4, Phosphorus Pentoxide (P2O5), Poly(styrene), Cyclohexane, Crushed ice, Ammonia(aq), Hydrochloric Acid, Salts of metals (NiSO47H2O, CaSO42H2O, ZnSO47H2O, CuSO45H2O) were procured from Merck/BDH company.
With this, JPMC will be able to export its DAP (diammonium phosphate) fertiliser, potash and phosphorus pentoxide and also import needed raw materials, he added, noting that the works will take 22 months.