Dicalcium Phosphate(DCP), CAS No.: 7757-93-9, is a kind of food additives which has been widely used in food industry as an anti-coagualting agent, leavening agent, dough improver, buttering agent, emulsifier, nutritional supplement and stabilizing agent. In practice, It is used as a leavening agent to flour, cake, pastry. It can also act as the complex bread improve and fried food improver, It is also used in making biscuit, milk powder and ice-cream as food-improver and a food supplement.
DCP is mainly used as a dietary supplement in prepared breakfast cereals, dog treats, enriched flour, and noodle products. It is also used as a tableting agent in some pharmaceutical preparations, including some products meant to eliminate body odor. DCP is also found in some dietary calcium supplements. It is used in poultry feed. It is also used in some toothpastes as a tartar control agent and polishing agent and it is a biomaterial.