ammonium persulfate

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ammonium persulfate

[ə′mōn·yəm pər′səl‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
(NH4)2S2O8 White crystals which decompose on melting; soluble in water; used as an oxidizing agent and bleaching agent, and in etching, electroplating, food preservation, and aniline dyes.