Dicalcium phosphate

Dicalcium phosphate, also known as calcium monohydrogen phosphate, is a dibasic calcium phosphate.

It is usually found as the dihydrate, with the chemical formula of CaHPO4 • 2H2O, but it can be thermally converted to the anhydrous form.

It is practically insoluble in water, with a solubility of 0.02 g per 100 mL at 25 °C. It contains about 23 percent calcium in its anyhydrous form, and 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.

It is used in poultry feed.