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Ammonium Phosphate

Description

An ammonium salt in the form crystalline powder. Used as a baking powder in baked goods.

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Allergy Information

Uses

Buffer, Leavening Agent

Additional Information

Brewing industry uses it to manufacture beer, ale, and stout. Used to purify sugar.



Found In

baking powder, beer

Possible Health Effects

Has diuretic effect (reduces water in body).

Allergy Information

Unknown

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