potassium bisulfate


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potassium bisulfate

[pə′tas·ē·əm bī′səl‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
KHSO4 Water-soluble, colorless crystals, melting at 214°C; used in winemaking, fertilizer manufacture, and as a flux and food preservative. Also known as acid potassium sulfate; potassium acid sulfate.
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Sodium Bromide (NaBr) + Potassium Monopersulfate (KHSO5) + Hydrogen Ion (H+) [right arrow] Hypobromous Acid (HOBr) + Potassium Bisulfate (KHSO4)
To avoid, check ingredient listings on labels for the various forms: sulfur dioxide, sodium sulfite, sodium bisulfate, sodium metabisulfate, potassium bisulfate and potassium metabisulfate.
We have done similar studies to confirm potassium bisulfate tablets also are an acceptable alternate preservative.