Agent Name

Aluminum acetate

CAS Number

139-12-8

Formula

C2-H4-O2.1/3Al

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Buro-Sol Concentrate; Burow solution; Domeboro; Acetic acid, aluminum salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Neutral form: White solid, soluble in water; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in solution in antipruritic baths for treatment of dermatitis; Aluminum acetates are also used as dye mordants; [Ullmann]

Comments

There are three aluminum acetates; Al(CO2CH3)3 has CAS 139-12-8; [Ullmann] See "Aluminum."

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