Aluminum sodium sulfate
Colorless crystals or white granules. Aluminum sodium sulfate, or soda alum, is used as a mordant for textile dyeing. It is also used for paper sizing, and as a filler in ceramics, inks, and paints.
Synonyms and Related Terms
aluminum sodium sulphate (Br.); SAS; sodium aluminum sulfate; soda alum; sodium alum
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol.
Hazards and Safety
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 378