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Characters. - A colourless syrupy liquid, without odour, and of a strongly acid taste and reaction, sp. gr. 1.347. When heated it loses water, and when a temperature of about 200° C. (392° F.) has been reached, the acid is gradually converted into pyro-phosphoric and metaphosphoric acids, which may be volatilised at a red heat.
Preparations containing Free Phosphoric Acid.
Acidum Phosphoricum Dilutum. Syrupus Ferri Phosphatis.
Acidum Phosphoricum Dilutum.