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Aluminum Potassium Sulphate Properties

Aluminum Potassium Sulphate

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Description

 

Aluminium potassium sulphate is the potassium double sulfate of aluminium. Alum is the common name for this chemical compound. It is commonly used in water purification, leather tanning, fireproof textiles, and baking powder. It also has cosmetic uses as a deodorant and as an aftershave treatment.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystals
Boiling Point 200 °C
CAS Number 10043-67-1
Density 1.76 g/cm3
EINECS Number 233-141-3
IUPAC Name Aluminium Potassium Sulfate
Main Hazards Irritant
Melting Point 92–93 °C
Molar Mass 258.21 g/mol
Molecular Formula AlKO8S2
RTECS Number WS5650000
Solubility 36.80 g/100 g
Synonyms Potassium Alum;Potash Alum;Tawas;Aluminumpotassium Sulfate;Aluminum Potassium Alum