chemist - molasses - phosphorous

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chemist - molasses - phosphorous

Post by Rocky_Creek » Wed Sep 07, 2005 10:27 am

Bought some molasses from the feed store intended to attract deer. E-mailed producer and asked what's in it. the reply was

"It has a very small amount of phosphorous added to it to reduce carbonation. "

What do you think about this stuff, I intend to use one gallon in a 35 gallon wash as neutrient.?
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Post by Yttrium » Wed Sep 07, 2005 12:04 pm

Watch out, it may have a preservative in it that will kill the yeast. You may want to experiment with a small bit of it before doing a larger batch.
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Post by Rocky_Creek » Wed Sep 07, 2005 12:07 pm

Apparently it is phusphoric acid. So far in small test it is fermenting. The question is then will the yeast reproduce? I assume no one ever died from distilling a coke a cola.
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Post by Rocky_Creek » Wed Sep 07, 2005 12:13 pm

Interesting - Phusphoric acid is used to wash yeast. That is to kikk bacteria that may be with the yeast. Use for a limited time that is.
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Post by Rocky_Creek » Wed Sep 07, 2005 12:19 pm

Phosphoric acid is essential in the body organism as the constituent of bones and teeth as well as in many metabolic process of carbohydrate, fat and protein. Phosphoric acid is abundant in natural foods as the form of free phosphoric acid itself or as the mineral salts (potassium, sodium or calcium). Phosphoric acid is used to acidify foods and beverages. But the continuous and excessive absorption of beverages particularly Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola which contain large amount of phosphoric acid should be limited. Phosphate excretion takes place in the form of calcium phosphate. The excessive amounts of phosphoric acid in the body may cause calcium deficiency which causes poor teeth and weak bone density (osteoporosis). Phosphoric acid is used in pharmaceutical preparations as a solvent and as a gastric acidifier orally. Phosphoric acid is important raw material in industrial field. It is a tribasic acid (having three replaceable hydrogen atoms) which can forms phosphates with either one, two, or all three of the hydrogens by replacing with some other positive ion. It is used in making fertilizers, electrolytes, electroplating and derusting solutions. It is used in the manufacture of industrial cleaning products, other inorganic and organic phosphoric chemicals, foundry resins, paints, enamels and refractory, antifreeze productions, and textile process materials. It is used in water treatment. Food grade phosphoric acid is used; as a acidulation in soft drink (particularly cola); ph control in imitation jellies; nutrient in production of yeast; bacteria growth control in selected processed foods; flocculating agent for clarification of sugar juices after liming process.

"nutrient in production of yeast" good enough for me, although I may need a new mixer.
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