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Monopotassium Phosphate

Also Known As : Potassium dihydrogen phosphate, Monobasic potassium phosphate


Taste Profile

It has acidic taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Monopotassium Phosphate is used as a food additive in baked goods, processed meats, canned fish, chocolate products, breakfast cereals, fruit juices, dairy products, candies and puddings.

Common names and forms

  1. E621
  2. Stabiliser (Monopotassium Phosphate)


Monopotassium Phosphate is a white, soluble salt of potassium and dihydrogen phosphate ion, which is a source of phosphorus and potassium. It is used as a food additive in the form of buffering agent.

Selection Guide

Look for the "best before" date on the label of Monopotassium Phosphate.


Consumption of Monopotassium Phosphate may cause vomiting, nausea, muscle pain, joint pain, headache, increased thirst and numbness.(1)

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