Phosphoric Acid Spill Cleanup

How to Clean-Up Phosphoric Acid Spill

Phosphoric acid is a clear liquid or a transparent crystalline solid. It is widely used in the manufacturing of food additives, fertilizers, cleaning products, and water treatment. Did you know this chemical acid is also used as a flavoring component in Coca-Cola beverages? Scary!

Phosphoric acid can damage the lungs through inhalation. Breathing may cause irritation to the nose and throat if a worker is not careful. For cleanup, workers should wear protection and carefully put chemical waste into covered containers in a safe area. Clean-up should be immediate when phosphoric acid spills in the laboratory, workshop, or on the industrial floor. Amphomag® provides simple steps to make sure the spill is under control and ensuring workers are safe.

Your Chemical Spill Response

Amphomag® is ideal to have in your safety and spill response supplies to neutralize small amounts of chemical spills like phosphoric acid.
  • Use quickly and safely to treat spills
  • No dangerous side effects
  • No dangerous gas, heating, or splashing

Amphomag® Beats the Competition

Compared to other spill clean-up products, Amphomag® is a one-stop hazardous spill neutralizer. With its unique pH indicator, Amphomag® can identify and neutralize most hazardous spills. Discover other ways Amphomag® is the better solution.

3 Steps to Phosphoric Acid Spill Cleanup

supplies-cleanup-acid-spill-iconStep 1.) Supplies

Here are the supplies you will need to clean-up a phosphoric acid chemical spill:
  • Mask
  • Goggles
  • Gloves
  • Acid - Resistant Apron
  • Broom
  • Plastic Dustpan
  • Amphomag®
While you may be able to clean the spill without protection if none is available, it again may be better to call in a team to avoid acid exposure depending on your level of training.

steps-cleanup-chemical-spill-iconStep 2.) Clean Up

Follow these 3 easy steps to cleaning up a phosphoric acid spill using Amphomag®.
  1. Pour Amphomag® slowly and directly onto the phosphoric acid spill to contain and neutralize.
  2. The Amphomag® will initially turn reddish/pink to indicate that it is an acid and when fully neutralized will turn to a yellow/green color.
  3. If there is any phosphoric acid remaining anywhere, repeat step 2 until all phosphoric acid is gone.
disposal-neutralize-chemical-spill-iconStep 3.) Disposal

The contained and neutralized spill is now ready to be disposed of as a non-hazardous material. Use a broom and plastic dust pan to sweep up the Amphomag®.

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