ammonium phosphate

noun Chemistry.
2.
(loosely) diammonium phosphate.
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Producers add sulfuric acid to form phosphoric acid, which is later converted to ammonium phosphate.
Most phosphoric acid is used as ammonium phosphate in fertilizer and in the manufacture of superphosphates.
Several liquid ammonium phosphate fertilizer tanks have ruptured due to inadequate tank design and maintenance.
Common nitrogen-containing compounds used are urea, ammonium nitrate, and ammonium phosphate.
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