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ammonium thiosulfate

noun, Chemistry
1.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, (NH 4) 2 S 2 O 3 , used chiefly in the manufacture of cleaning compounds for alloys having a tin or lead base.
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Examples for ammonium thiosulfate
  • ammonium thiosulfate, a non-food use pesticide, is registered for use on lawns as an herbicide.
  • The ammonium sulfite is heated and excess sulfur is added to produce ammonium thiosulfate solution.
  • Remediation of halogenated fumigant compounds in the root zone by subsurface application of ammonium thiosulfate.
  • Data from beneath the ammonium thiosulfate treatment are not yet available.
  • Transformation and detoxification of halogenated fumigants by ammonium thiosulfate.
  • Several organic formulations of pine and corn oil were used and compared to ammonium thiosulfate for thinning activity.
  • Add ammonium thiosulfate to silver-contaminated baths to extend the allowable buildup of silver.
  • Remediation of fumigant compounds in the root zone by subsurface application of ammonium thiosulfate.

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