Tricalcium Phosphate

Description

Tricalcium Phosphate (sometimes abbreviated TCP) is a calcium salt of phosphoric acid with the chemical formula Ca3(PO4)2. It is also known as tribasic calcium phosphate and bone phosphate of lime (BPL). It is a white solid of low solubility. Most commercial samples of “tricalcium phosphate” are in fact hydroxyapatite.

Technical information

CAS#

7758-87-4

Formula

Ca3(PO4)2