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  • n. A cyclic, polymeric anion composed of six linked phosphate groups P6O186-; any salt containing this anion


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hexa- +‎ metaphosphate


  • Tartar: Pyrophosphates, triclosan, zinc citrate or sodium hexametaphosphate are ingredients in tartar-control toothpastes that can help prevent buildup of the hardened deposits on teeth.

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  • Crest's Pro-Health Enamel Shield also has sodium hexametaphosphate, an ingredient that forms a protective film over the teeth that lasts six or seven hours.

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  • I can't even tell which of the ingredients is the artificial sweetener, although I'm casting suspicious glances at sodium hexametaphosphate.

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  • Ingredients: Sugar, potato flakes, citric acid (E330), emulsifier sodium hexametaphosphate (E452), artficial flavoring.

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  • “Calgon” (sodium hexametaphosphate) in amounts up to 1%.

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  • Using softened water with sodium hexametaphosphate may take less than several weeks to kill your orchids.


  • But, unfortunately, most home water softeners use sodium hexametaphosphate as the softening agent.


  • Specially formulated with two whitening ingredients, hydrogen peroxide and sodium hexametaphosphate, that safely work together to whiten teeth by removing surface stains and protecting against future stains

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  • For example, we have recently invested to de-bottleneck our sodium hexametaphosphate, or SHMP, and tricalcium phosphate, or TCP, specialty phosphate salt plants.

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