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Aluminum Ammonium Sulfate

Alternate Names

Ammonium Alum, Aluminum Ammonium Disulfate

Description

Odorless, colorless crystals used to manufacture baking soda. Also used for water purification.

Aluminum Ammonium Sulfate - Quick Stats
Names

Ammonium Alum, Aluminum Ammonium Disulfate

Allergy Information

Uses

Buffer

E-Number

E523

Additional Information

Also used as an additive in the milling and cereal industries.



Found In

baking powder, pickles

Possible Health Effects

May cause nausea and diarrhea. Contains aluminum which some believe is associated with Alzheimer's disease.

Allergy Information

Unknown

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