potassium sulfite

potassium sulfite

[pə′tas·ē·əm ′səl‚fīt]
(inorganic chemistry)
K2SO3·2H2O Water-soluble, white crystals; used in medicine and photography.
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SULFITES -- Sulfiting agents such as sulfur dioxide, sodium or potassium sulfite, bisulfite and metabisulfite, are used to preserve foods and sanitize containers for fermented beverages.