Unilong Industry: What Is Calcium Pyrophosphate Used For

We need to brush our teeth every day, then we need to use toothpaste, toothpaste is a daily necessities that must be used every day, so choose a suitable toothpaste is crucial. There are many kinds of toothpaste on the market with different functions, such as whitening, strengthening teeth and protecting gums, so how to choose toothpaste correctly?

Now there are many kinds of toothpaste, usually different toothpaste will have its different effects, in fact, whether it is cheap or expensive toothpaste, the purpose is to help clean teeth, therefore, when we buy toothpaste, do not only look at the price, think that the expensive must be good, expensive out is some additives, such as some anti-allergy, hemostatic, whitening and other ingredients. In fact, the main ingredients of toothpaste are friction agents, common friction agents are CALCIUM hydrogen phosphate, calcium carbonate and calcium pyrophosphate. Let’s focus on the role of sodium pyrophosphate in toothpaste.

Calcium pyrophosphate is a chemical with the formula CA2P2O7. Mainly used as nutritional supplement, yeast, buffer, neutralizer, also can be used as toothpaste abrasives, paint fillers, electrical equipment fluorescent.



CAS number :7790-76-3; 10086-45-0

Molecular formula :H2CaO7P2

Molecular weight :216.0372

The main uses of calcium pyrophosphate are as follows:

1. Food industry used as nutritional supplement, yeast, buffer, neutralizer.

2. Can also be used for toothpaste abrasives, paint fillers, electrical equipment fluorescent body. Used as a base for fluoride toothpaste. Calcium pyrophosphate is obtained by treating calcium hydrogen phosphate at high temperature. Because it does not react with fluorine compounds, it can be used as the base material of fluoride toothpaste, which can help clean and polish the tooth surface, make the tooth surface clean, smooth and shiny, and remove pigmentation and plaque.


Some people like to choose fluoride toothpaste, although toothpaste contains a small amount of fluorine, can play a role in preventing dental caries, which is an indisputable fact. However, excessive intake of fluorine may cause dental fluorosis, bone fluorosis, and even acute fluorosis, with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and irregular heartbeat.

However, it must be noted that for school-age children, toothpaste should be selected for their age group, and fluoride toothpaste is not recommended for children under 3 years old, so as not to cause fluorine deposition. Fluoride deposition can cause “dental fluorosis” in mild cases, and there is a risk of bone fluorosis in severe cases.

At present, there are different effects of toothpaste on the market, common are: fluoride toothpaste, anti-inflammatory toothpaste and anti-allergy toothpaste, you can choose according to your own needs, maintain oral health, as long as the choice of toothpaste on the line, if you have a sensitive tooth, choose toothpaste containing potassium nitrate anti-sensitive ingredients, in order to relieve the pain caused by dental allergies. I’m sure you all know how to choose toothpaste.


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