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aluminium hydroxide [1 record]

Record 1 2011-05-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Food Additives
  • Dyes and Pigments (Industries)
Universal entry(ies)
Al(OH)3
see observation, formula
DEF

An alkali in the form of a white crystalline powder, balls or granules, insoluble in water, soluble in mineral acids and caustic soda, used for glass, ceramics, antiperspirants and dentifrices, as a gastric antacid, as a base for organic lakes, flame retardants, mattress batting, rubber reinforcing, paper coating and cosmetics, and as a leavening agent in the production of baked goods.

OBS

aluminium hydroxide: form recommended by the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry).

OBS

The IUPAC recommends the form "aluminium" instead of "aluminum."

OBS

Chemical formula: Al(OH)3

Key term(s)
  • refined bauxite
  • aluminium hydrate
  • aluminum trihydrate

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Additifs alimentaires
  • Teintures et pigments (Industries)
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
Al(OH)3
see observation, formula
DEF

Produit chimique se présentant sous la forme d'une poudre cristalline blanche, inodore, insipide, insoluble dans l'eau, soluble dans l'acide, utilisée pour limiter l'hyperacidité gastrique, comme base pour couleurs de laques et dans les cosmétiques.

OBS

Formule chimique : Al(OH)3

Key term(s)
  • bauxite raffinée

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
  • Aditivos alimentarios
  • Tinturas y pigmentos (Industrias)
Entrada(s) universal(es)
Al(OH)3
see observation, formula
OBS

Fórmula química: Al(OH)3

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