Trisodium phosphate (TSP) is a white crystalline or granular solid that in water is highly soluble where it produces an alkaline solution. It is mostly found in powder form and may also be referred to as sodium phosphate or trisodium orthophospate.
The majority of the use for tri sodium phosphate is in cleaning agents. The ph is 12 for a 1% solution, which makes it enough alkaline to separate oils and grease. TSP is excellent as a cleaning agent, anything from laundry to a concrete driveway. Due to ecological reasons and government regulations, trisodium phosphate is used less than before.
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