Ammonium Phosphate

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ammonium phosphate

[ə′mōn·yəm ′fäs‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
(NH4)2HPO4 A salt of ammonia and phosphoric acid that forms white monoclinic crystals, which are soluble in water; used as a fertilizer and fire retardant.

Ammonium Phosphate


(in Russian, ammofos), double ammonium-phosphate concentrated mineral fertilizer. It is composed principally of monoammonium phosphate (NH4 H2 PO4) with an admixture of diammonium phosphate [(NH4)2 HPO4 ]. It contains 45–52 percent phosphoric anhydride and 10–12 percent nitrogen. It is used on various soils as a fundamental or supplementary fertilizer.

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Tenders are invited for Supply of Di ammonium phosphate
Eight tenders for the supply of (a) 80 tons potassium chloride & 50 tons potassium sulfate, (b) 50 tons mono ammonium phosphate and 80 tons di ammonium phosphate, (c) 20 tons mono potassium phosphate, (d) 5 tons magnesium oxide, (e) 12 tons calcium carbonate, (f) 40 tons urea fertilizers, (g) 50,000 woven plastic sacks & (h) 10,000 printed plastic jericans.
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