What is Phosphorus Pentoxide?

 What is Phosphorus Pentoxide? Phosphorus pentoxide is a microcrystalline powder that is light in weight and white in appearance. This substance is the product of combustion, subjected to an excess supply of oxygen, of elemental phosphorus. The anhydride of H3PO4 (Orthophosphoric acid) is what is known as Phosphorus pentoxide. It is extremely hygroscopic where it is converted by H2O, using […]