Kelphos Single Super Phosphate MSDS

Company name: - KEL Chemicals Ltd.

Product Name: - KELPHOS SSP 


Use: - Fertilizer.

Molecular formula: - CaSO4  + Ca (H2PO4)2 H2O. 


General composition

Total P2O5 – 19 % - 21%. /

Total Lime CaO: - 21 % - 24 %.

Total MgO: - 0. 5% max.

Total Sulphur: - 10 % - 12 %.

Equivalent Acidity: - 0  (Nil). 


Major applications

It is used as Fertilizer and single carrier of three nutrients in soil viz Phosphorous, Sulphur and Calcium. It’s mainly used as Planting Fertilizer. It is very good as planting fertilizer for all crops.

Cereals: - Maize, Wheat, Barley, Finger millet, Sorghum and Rice.

Sugar cane and Beat root. 

Pasture: - Napier Grass, Rye Grass and other types of Pasture.

Stimulating Beverage: - Tea and Coffee.

Horticulture: - Potato, Onion, Cauliflower, Snow pea, Carrot, Dry Bean, Tomato, Cabbage, Chilies, Irish potato, Garlic, Ginger, Ground Nut, Okra, Kale and others.

Fruits:- Mangoes, Oranges, Grapes, Water Melon, Papaya (Paw Paw), Banana, Pineapple and Avocado.


Health hazards

KELPHOS Single Superphosphate is neither hazardous nor toxic.

Eye: - Low to moderate irritant. Direct contact may result in irritation, pain and redness.

Skin: - None – low irritant. Prolonged and repeated use may result in slight irritation.

Ingestion: - Low toxicity. With large dosage ingestion may result in nausea, vomiting and gastrointestinal irritation.



Fire hazards: Non-flammable.

Wash hands and expose skin with ample water before eating, drinking and smoking.

Keep away from children.

Polypropylene bag and liner can be used after water washing.

Personal Protective Equipment: - No personal protective equipment is requried. Where an inhalation risk exists, wear a Class - P1 (Particulate) Respirator. With Prolonged use, wear PVC  or rubber Hand gloves.

Storage: - KELPHOS SSP is not affected by atmosphere and temperature variations, when stored under normal conditions. The product is however slightly hygroscopic and should not come in contact with Moisture.

Packing: - 50 Kg net granules in Polypropylene bags with liner.

Transportation: - The product can be transported by Road, Rail and by Sea.



KEL Chemicals is East and Central Africa’s leading manufacturer of phosphate fertilizers and sulphuric acid-based industrial chemicals. Since our company’s inception in 1977, we have maintained high production standards that exceed the stringent quality criteria set by ...


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