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EC number: 240-795-3
CAS number: 16731-55-8
Dipotassium disulfite is a white, microcrystalline and - by visual inspection - homogeneous powder.
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and data compilations containing peer reviewed physico-chemical data
include the Merck Index and the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.
Data available from the CRC handbook and the
Merck index describe Dipotassium disulfite as a white crystalline powder
with a specific sulfur dioxide odour.
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