Phosphorus Pentoxide

  1. Phosphoric anhydride
  2. CAS 1314-56-3
  3. Chemical formula O10P4

Phosphorus pentoxide is a phosphorous oxide. Phosphorus pentoxide is used as a strong drying and dehydrating agent. Many reactions that require the removal of a water molecule can utilize P2O5 such as the dehydration of amides to nitriles. It is primarily used in making optical glass and heat-insulating glass. In addition, phosphorus pentoxide is a key ingredient to produce pharmaceuticals and pesticides in the pharma and agricultural industry.

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Phosphorus Pentoxide
  1. Phosphoric anhydride
  2. CAS 1314-56-3
  3. Chemical formula O10P4

Product details of Phosphorus Pentoxide

Phosphoric anhydride Diphosphorus pentoxide Phosphorpentoxid Tetraphosphorus decaoxide Phosphoric acid anhydride Phosphoric oxide Phosphorous pentoxide
  1. White amorphous powder

Chemical formula

O10P4

CAS number

1314-56-3


Applications

  1. Chemical Synthesis
  2. Dehydrating Reagents
  3. Catalyst production
  4. Glass
  5. Pharma
  6. Agricultural industry

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