potassium aluminum sulfate


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potassium aluminum sulfate

[pə′tas·ē·əm ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′səl‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
KAl(SO4)2·12H2O White, odorless crystals that are soluble in water; used in medicines and baking powder, in dyeing, papermaking, and tanning. Also known as alum; aluminum potassium sulfate; potassium alum.