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Hordaphos® CC MN

Phosphate ester with excellent cleaning performance and high limescale-dissolving power

Edition Date :
November 25, 2021
Hordaphos CC MN is recommended as a base component for acidic cleaners for sanitation, automotive and food processing industries. It is a clear, colourless to yellowish liquid with an ester-like odour. The product is miscible in any ratio with water.

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Benefits

  • Excellent cleaning performance and high limescale-dissolving power
  • Removal of mineral-based, oxidation and corrosion deposits
  • Low corrosion rates on metallic and non-metallic materials
  • Effective even in hard water
  • Higher solubility for various salts and oxides than phosphoric acid: prevention of precipitates
  • Owing to the good wetting effect the product requires only small additions of surfactants to fine-tune the cleaner
  • Miscible in all proportions with polar and hydrophilic solvents e. g. water, alcohols, esters and ketones
  • No crystallization or phase separation occurs at temperatures down to - 30 °C
  • Low foaming

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Safety

For regulatory details such as the classification and labelling as dangerous substances or goods please refer to our corresponding Material Safety Data Sheet.
Hazard class Hazard category H-phrases
Skin corrosion Category 1B Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Category of danger/Category Hazard symbol R-phrases
Corrosive Causes burns

Specifications

Characteristics   Unit   Target value   DS¹)  TD²)  Test method 
Phosphorus  %(w/w)   25.0 - 27.0  

Photometry after oxidizing dissolution; (11/17) or wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry; (11/23)  
Density  g/cm³   1.55 - 1.59  

at 20 °C, flexural resonator; (11/65)  
Viscosity  mPa*s approx. 50  

at 20 °C  
pH Value    approx. 1.5  

(1% aqueous solution)  
Acid Number  mg KOH/g   900 - 960  

Titration using alkali, 2nd end point at pH 9-10; (11/11)  
¹) Delivery specification: The product is constantly monitored to ensure that it adheres to the specified values. Test methods: Clariant method numbers 11/xx in brackets.
²) Technical data: The technical data are used solely to describe the product and are not subject to regular monitoring.  

Applications

Hordaphos CC MN is used as a component in the formulation of high performance, acid cleaning agents for use in the food processing industry, sanitary sector and for railway rolling stock. It is also used in surface technology applications, e.g. for the formulation of rust removers.

Packaging and Handling

Delivery form
Liquid

Packaging
Hordaphos CC MN is supplied in 80 kg net PE tight head drums (640 kg pallet net), 1450 kg net semi-bulk containers or road tankers.

Storage
Hordaphos CC MN should be stored in its tightly closed original container in a cool frost-free place away from direct sunlight. 

Minimum shelf life is 12 months from the date of shipping when stored according to the said conditions.