Sodium Pyrophosphate

(USAN)

💊 Chemical information

Sodu pirofosforan; Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate; TSPP.
Chemical formula: Na4P2O7 = 265.9.
CAS — 7722-88-5.

💊 Profile

Sodium pyrophosphate acts as a calcium chelator and is used in products for dental care to reduce tartar formation. It is also used as a food additive, and as a water softener in detergents and for industrial applications. Potassium pyrophosphate (tetrapotassium pyrophosphate) and sodium acid pyrophosphate (disodium pyrophosphate) are used similarly. Sodium pyrophosphate is also used in kits for the preparation of technetium-99m pyrophosphate.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Esmedent Dientes Sens Blanq + Ctrol Sarro; Fluordent PX; Odol Control Sarro†; Braz.: Malvatricin Antiplaca; Chile: FKD; Ital.: AZ Tartar Control; USA: Plax.
Published May 08, 2019.