Diammonium Phosphate Prices
Current Prices, Historical Series and Forecasts in Several Countries
Introduction. Intratec provides Diammonium Phosphate prices in several countries, as follows:
About Diammonium Phosphate. Diammonium Phosphate (a.k.a. DAP, Diammonium Hydrogen Phosphate) is an important ammonium phosphate salt, widely used as a fertilizer all over the world. Among phosphate-based fertilizers, DAP stands out by having excellent physical properties and high nutrient content.
Chemical Formula. (NH4)2HPO4
Commercial Grades. Commercial or fertilizer grade (18% N ; 46% P2O5); food grade (min 99% purity)
Uses. By far the most important application of DAP is as fertilizer. In addition to being an excellent source of phosphorous (P) and nitrogen (N) for plant nutrition, it combines outstanding properties that make it in fact one of the most important fertilizers, such as high solubility and alkaline pH around the dissolving granules. To a lesser extent, Diammonium Phosphate is also used in other applications, such as fire retardant, metal finishing, yeast/microbial fermentation nutrient, sugar purification and precipitation control.
- Ammonia + phosphoric acid (salt formation).
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Derivatives. Diammonium phosphate is mainly used as raw material in the production of ammonium polyphosphate.
Methodology. The chemicals pricing data presented are, if not otherwise indicated, volume-weighted average transaction prices including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified. The information provided is obtained from gathering and refining of trade data officially reported for the respective countries (i.e., governmental agencies, institutions related to foreign trade and industry publications). For further details check our Chemicals Pricing Data Methodology.
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