trisodium phosphate


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trisodium phosphate

[trī′sōd·ē·əm ′fä‚sfāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
Na3PO4 A water-soluble crystalline compound; used as a cleaning compound and as a water softener. Abbreviated TSP. Also known as tertiary sodium phosphate; trisodium orthophosphate.
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Five chemicals (boric acid, potassium hydroxide, trisodium phosphate dodecahydrate, neutral calcium alkylaryl sulfonate, and ethanolamine) failed the TAN and/or TOA and/or metal concentrations criteria and were thus considered as incompatible for use at both 0.1 and 1.0 weight-percent concentrations in both refrigerant/lubricant systems.
Weight Changes of Metal Coupons: All the weight changes were less than 1%, except in the presence of Boric Acid and Trisodium Phosphate Dodecahydrate where weight loss was recorded at -1.5 % and -1.7% respectively.
The paint can be applied over a previously painted surface that has been scrubbed with trisodium phosphate (TSP) and lightly sanded.
We've seen contaminants remain on meat even after we've used organic acid solutions and trisodium phosphate."
And in January 1994, in response to a petition filed by Rhone-Poulenc, Inc., the FSIS proposed to permit application of trisodium phosphate (TSP) sprays or dips to raw, chilled poultry carcasses to reduce microbial populations.
6,184,198 B1: Al Siamon, a Paso Robles, CA-based researcher, has patented a cleaning solution consisting of sodium bicarbonate, sodium carbonate and trisodium phosphate and an aqueous solution.
* Wash each surface to be painted with TSP (trisodium phosphate) or a heavy-duty cleaner to remove all dirt and grease.
To remove most of the dirt and old cellulose, scrub the deck with a stiff brush or deck broom (a broom with short, stiff bristles) and a solution of TSP (trisodium phosphate) in warm water; mix I cup of TSP crystals to a gallon of water.
For the cleanest surface, use a good cleaning agent, such as trisodium phosphate (TSP) with the power washer.