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Potassium Tripolyphosphate (KTPP)

Potassium tripolyphosphate (KTPP) is used widely as a cleaning chemical, including in corrosion prevention.


By forming a protective film on iron, lead and zinc, KTPP holds application for corrosion prevention on a range of metal surfaces.

KTPP is also used as a builder in liquid cleaning formulations and a stabiliser in soap products. It can also be used as a dispersing agent in the production of latex paints.

Other names:
KTPP; Pentapotassium triphosphate; Potassium triphosphate
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25kg bag


Cleaning Chemicals & Detergents

• Soaps, detergents and liquid cleaning formulations: used as a builder
• Soap manufacture: KTPP can stabilise PH levels for a long period of time
• Cleaning and corrosion prevention: on iron, lead, zinc and other metal surfaces.

Textile Chemicals & Dyes

• Latex paint production: used as a dispersing agent.

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As a leading supplier of KTPP, we are able to supply this product in 25kg bulk bags with fast, UK-wide delivery.

Please note: We are unable to sell chemicals to members of the public.


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