sodium bisulfite

noun

variants or less commonly sodium acid sulfite
: either of two salts usually obtained by passing sulfur dioxide through a solution of sodium carbonate:
a
: an unstable crystalline salt NaHSO3 that is known especially in solution and forms sodium metabisulfite on dehydration; sodium hydrogen sulfite
b
: sodium metabisulfite

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“Sodium bisulfite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20bisulfite. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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