Ferric orthophosphate; Iron phosphate; Iron phosphate (FePO4); Iron(3+) phosphate, (1:1); Phosphoric acid, iron(3+) salt (1:1); Iron orthophosphate; Iron(III) phosphate; [ChemIDplus]
Phosphates, Metallic Salts
Dihydrate: White, grayish-white, or light-pink solid, practically insoluble in water; Loses water above 140 deg C; [Merck Index] Whitish odorless crystals or powder; [MSDSonline]
Used in food and feed supplements (particularly in bread), in fertilizers, and as a pesticide for control of snails and slugs; [HSDB]
An eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "Iron oxide (Fe2O3)."
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: