ICL Group Tricalcium Phosphate (TCP) FG

ICL Group Tricalcium Phosphate (TCP) FG is a powdered substance primarily used as an anti-caking agent, buffering agent, and supplement in food and nutrition applications. It serves as a clouding agent in certain formulations.

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
Food & Nutrition Applications
Use Level
max. 120 mg/l
Product Applications
  • TCP can be used as a calcium and/or phosphorus supplement in products such as cereals, bakery mixes, flours, beverages, pet/animal food, and pharmaceuticals.
  • TCP is an effective anti-caking agent in salt substitutes, dry beverage mixes, dry soup mixes, dry gravy mixes, spice blends, and other hygroscopic food products, which require flow conditioning.
  • Calcium phosphates (mono-, di-, and tribasic) are allowed as ingredients in or on processed products labeled as ‘organic’ or ‘made with organic’, according to 7CFR 205.605(b) – U.S. National Organic Program.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
White powder
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Calcium Content34 - 40%-
Loss on Ignitionmax. 10.0%-
Arsenic Contentmax. 3mg/kg
Lead Contentmax. 2mg/kg-
Fluoride Contentmax. 0.0075%-
Nutritional Information
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Calories0kcal/100g-
Saturated Fat0.0g/100g-
Trans Fat0.0g/100g-
Cholesterol0.0mg/100g-
Protein0.0g/100g-
Dietary Fiber0.0g/100g-
Total Sugars0.0g/100g-
Added Sugars0.0g/100g-
Other (Organic Acids)0g/100g-
Ash96g/100g-
Moisture1.8g/100g-
Total Fat0.0g/100g-
Total Carbohydrates0.0g/100g-
Vitamin A0.0mcg/100g-
Vitamin C0.0mg/100g-
Vitamin D0.0mcg/100g-
Calcium38300mg/100g-
Iron0.0mg/100g-
Sodium0.0mg/100g-
Potassium0.0mg/100g-
Phosphorus18500mg/100g-
Magnesium0.0mg/100g-
Particle Size Distribution
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Sizing (USSS, Retained on 140 Mesh)max. 0.5%Wet Method
Sizing (USSS, Through 325 Mesh)min. 95%Wet Method

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Supplied by
Packaging Information
  • 25 kg Multilayer Plastic Bag (PE)
  • 20 kg Multiwall bags
  • 50 lb Multiwall bags
  • 1300 lb Super sacks
  • 1800 lb Super sacks

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
24 months
Storage Conditions

Ambient temperatures, at low to moderate humidity.