ammonium aluminum sulfate

ammonium aluminum sulfate

[ə′mōn·yəm ə¦lü·mə·nəm ′səl‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
NH4 Al(SO4)2·12H2O Colorless, odorless crystals that are soluble in water; used in manufacturing medicines and baking powder, dyeing, papermaking, and tanning. Also known as alum; aluminum ammonium sulfate; ammonia alum; ammonium alum.
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In addition, the crystallization process will produce solid ammonium aluminum sulfate of sufficient purity for commercial application.