sodium tripolyphosphate

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sodium tri·pol·y·phos·phate

A white powder, Na5P3O10, used as a water softener, a peptizer, and as a food preservative and texturizer.

so′dium tri•pol•y•phos′phate

(ˌtraɪ pɒl iˈfɒs feɪt)
a white powder, Na5P3O10, used as a water softener, sequestering agent, and food additive. Also called so′dium triphos′phate.
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Noun1.sodium tripolyphosphate - a sodium salt of triphosphoric acid used as a builder in soaps and detergents
builder, detergent builder - a substance added to soaps or detergents to increase their cleansing action
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Covered are sodium tripolyphosphate (STPP), phosphonates (ATMP, EDTMP, DTPMP, HEDP, PBTC, and HDTMP), ethylene diamine tetra acetic acid (EDTA), nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA), diethylene triamine pentaacetic acid (DTPA) and other products (citric acid, GLDA, MGDA, EDDS, IDS, GA, PDTA, HEDTA, glucoheptonates).
In this paper, LU algorithm has been developed for simultaneous determination of sodium Sulfate (SS), sodium Carbonate (SC) and Sodium Tripolyphosphate (STPP) in a commercial detergent powder samples by using ATR-FTIR spectroscopy and evaluating the results obtained by multivariate K-Matrix and LUDA.
Optimization of sodium tripolyphosphate, sodium bicarbonate, and injection level.
Sodium alginate solution (2%) was prepared with distilled water, sodium tripolyphosphate (Na TPP) and CaSO4 1.
The Whitehaven site manufactures purified phosphoric acid for food and industrial applications as well as sodium tripolyphosphate primarily for use in laundry detergents.
The carpet-cleaning solution used was a sodium tripolyphosphate (TSP) solution, which also contained low levels of dipropylene glycol methyl ether (DPGME) and various fragrance compounds, mixed with water.
Conditioning agent such as sodium tripolyphosphate increases the activity of wettable powders in storage.
In comparing a number of antioxidants, we found that sodium ascorbate (SA) and sodium tripolyphosphate (STPP) are by themselves inadequate, but together they are highly synergistic giving a reasonably low TBA value (see Table 1).
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Sodium Tripolyphosphate in Thousand Metric Tons.
The joint venturewould develop a mine and chemical complexes that would produce phosphate fertilizers, animal feed, food grade purified phosphoric acid and sodium tripolyphosphate for sale to customers worldwide.
A control containing no salt or phosphate, as well as samples containing sodium tripolyphosphate, agglomerated blends of sodium phosphate, poly- and pyrophosphates, polyphosphates, and potassium and sodium polyphosphates, were utilized as treatment variables.
Another alleged racket has to do with scallops, both domestic and imported, that are treated with sodium tripolyphosphate (STP) to prevent drip loss.