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Sodium Hexametaphosphate (Shmp)

Water softener, detergent, and dispersing agent.
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SHMP - Sodium Hexametaphosphate

SHMP is a white powder completely soluble in water, used as a sequestrant, water softening agent, and dispersing agent to break down clay and other soil types. It is also a food additive and detergent. It is available in technical grade.

General Information

Synonyms: Metaphosphoric acid, hexasodium salt, Calgon, Glassy sodium, Hexasodium metaphosphate, Metaphosphoric acid (H6P6O18), hexasodium salt, Sodium metaphosphate (Na6(PO3)6), Sodium phosphate (Na6(PO3)6), Graham’s Salt, Sodium Polymetaphosphate, SODIUM HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE, 99%

Old product code: S022

Key Features

  • Sequestrant
  • Water Softening Agent
  • Dispersing Agent

Research and Similar Products

While there may be some overlap in applications, each of these compounds has its own unique properties and uses. It is important to understand the specific properties of each compound before use in a specific application.

  • Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate
  • Sodium Tripolyphosphate
  • Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate
  • Sodium Hexametaphosphate Tech Grade
  • Sodium Metasilicate

Cautions and Warnings

Caution: Avoid contact with eyes and skin. In case of contact, rinse thoroughly with water.

Product Specifications

CAS #[10124-56-8]Na6O18P6
Also CAS #68915-31-1
HS Code2835.39. 5000
PropertiesCompletely soluble in water in all proportions but is insoluble in organic solvents.
Visual AppearanceWhite powder
P2O566.5% - 67.3%
pH of 1% solution6.70 - 7.20
Loss on ignition<= 1%
Water insoluble<= 0.1%
Thru a USS 20 Sieve98% or more
Thru a USS 100 Sieve45% or more
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Model: SHMP
  • Brand: ChemicalStore