Potassium bisulfite

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Description

White, crystalline powder. Potassium bisulfite is used as a reducing agent in chemical reactions. It is also used in tanning and in bleaching straw and textile fibers.

Synonyms and Related Terms

potassium acid sulfite; potassium hydrogen sulfite

Other Properties

Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol.

Composition KHSO3
CAS 1310-61-8
Melting Point 190 (dec)