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Phosphoric acid is also known as orthophosphoric acid or trihydroxylphosphine oxide.
It is a colorless, odorless, thick or crystalline solid (at low temperature) non-flammable and deliquescent. Phosphoric acid is a weak acid but stronger than acetic acid. Phosphoric acid behaves as a triprotic acid, with three ionizable hydrogen atoms in aqueous solution. Pure anhydrous phosphoric acid is a white solid and it melts at 42 ºC to liquefy in a viscous liquid...