Potassium bisulfite

Potassium bisulfite
Potassium bisulfite
CAS number 7773-03-7 YesY
ChemSpider 22889 N
Molecular formula KHSO3
Molar mass 120.1561 g/mol
Appearance White crystalline powder
Solubility in water soluble
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Potassium hydrogen sulfite or potassium bisulfite is a chemical compound with the chemical formula KHSO3. It is used during the production of alcoholic beverages as a sterilising agent. This additive is classified as E number E228 under the current EU approved food additive.[1]

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