Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Ammonium alum

             Ammonium alum is otherwise known as Ammonium aluminium sulfate. Chemical formula is 
 NH4Al(SO4)2.12H2O. It is a white crystalline double sulfates of aluminium. Ammonium alum finds applications in tanning, dyeing textiles, making textiles flame retardant in the manufacture of porcelin cements and vegetable glues, in water purification and in some deodorants.

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