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DCP 18% Granular
DCP 18% Granular
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Introduction

Name of Product: Dicalcium Phosphate 18% Feed Grade Granular

Date of Production: OCT 05, 2022

Batch No.: 20221005126

Date of Expiry: OCT 05, 2024

Quantity:

100.00 MT

Structure:

Formula: CaHPO4· 2H2O

Formula Weight: 172.10

CAS: 7757-93-9

Tests

Specifications

Results

Total Phosphorus(P):

18.0%min

18.2%

Available Phosphorus

90%min

99%

Calcium(Ca):

20%min

23.3%

Fluorine(F):

0.18% max

0.11%

Arsenic(As):

20PPM max

7

Lead(Pb):

30PPM max

6

Cadmium(Cd):

10PPM max

4

PH(2.4g/L water solution)

>7

8

Moisture:

4% max

1.1%

Particle size pass10-40mesh

90% min

97%

Functions and Applications

Dicalcium phosphate (DCP) 18% granular feed grade serves several functions and has various applications in animal nutrition. Here are its functions and applications:

  1. Phosphorus and Calcium Source: Dicalcium phosphate is primarily used as a source of supplemental phosphorus and calcium in animal feed. Phosphorus is an essential mineral required for bone development, energy metabolism, and various physiological functions in animals. Calcium is another crucial mineral necessary for bone formation, muscle function, nerve transmission, and blood clotting. DCP supplementation helps meet the dietary requirements of animals for both phosphorus and calcium.

  2. Bone Development and Health: Phosphorus and calcium are major components of bone tissue and are essential for bone formation, growth, and mineralization in animals. Adequate levels of phosphorus and calcium in the diet support skeletal development, bone strength, and overall bone health in young growing animals, as well as bone maintenance and integrity in mature animals. DCP supplementation contributes to optimal bone mineralization and reduces the risk of skeletal disorders such as rickets and osteomalacia.

  3. Energy Metabolism: Phosphorus is involved in energy metabolism as a component of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the primary energy currency in cells. Adequate phosphorus levels support cellular energy production, nutrient utilization, and metabolic processes involved in growth, reproduction, and overall physiological function in animals.

  4. Muscle Contraction and Nerve Function: Calcium is essential for muscle contraction, nerve transmission, and blood clotting in animals. Calcium ions play a crucial role in regulating muscle contraction by interacting with proteins in muscle cells. Adequate calcium levels support proper muscle function, coordination, and nerve signaling, ensuring optimal performance and movement in animals.

  5. Feed Additive: DCP may also serve as a feed additive to improve the palatability, flowability, and handling characteristics of animal feeds. As a granular form, DCP facilitates uniform mixing and distribution of phosphorus and calcium in feed formulations, ensuring consistent nutrient content in each feed batch. Its granular nature also reduces dustiness and improves feed pellet quality, resulting in enhanced feed intake and utilization by animals.

  6. Regulatory Compliance: Dicalcium phosphate used in feed applications complies with regulatory standards and guidelines established by food and feed safety authorities. Its use in animal feed is regulated to ensure safe and effective use without compromising animal health or product quality.

  7. Application in Various Animal Feeds: DCP 18% granular feed grade can be incorporated into various types of animal feeds, including poultry, swine, cattle, and aquaculture diets, to provide phosphorus and calcium supplementation, support bone development and health, improve energy metabolism, enhance muscle function and nerve transmission, and improve feed quality and handling. Its versatility makes it suitable for use in different production systems and environments.

In summary, dicalcium phosphate 18% granular feed grade serves as an essential nutritional supplement in animal nutrition, providing phosphorus and calcium necessary for bone development, energy metabolism, muscle function, and overall metabolic function in animals. Its applications extend to various animal species and production systems, contributing to overall animal health, welfare, and productivity.

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