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Synonyms: Potassium metabisulphite; Potassium metabisulfite; Potassium pyrosulfite; Potassium pyrosulphite; potassium disulfite
Molecular formula: K2S2O5
Molecular weight: 222.326
CAS No: 16731-55-8
EINECS No: 240-795-3
Properties: White crystals with strong sulphur dioxide smell, soluble in water, In aqueous solution, it is in the form of potassium bisulfite (KHSO3), which exerts a strong reducing effect. Solutions of this nature are rapidly oxidized on standing in air.
Application: Mainly used in foodstuffs industry as a preservative , for the treatment of wine after fermentation has ended. for the removal of moulds from freshly selected grapes before pressing. also used in pharmaceutic materials, photochem, bleaching, etc.
Packing: In kraft paper bags / LDPE bags of 25 kgs net, or in 1 kg Aluminium foil bags / 2.5 kgs bottles etc.
Transportation & storage: It can not be exposured in open air or under the sunlight, must be stored under ventilating, drying, never mix stored with gasoline, acids, oxidants and other inflammable substances etc.
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