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Aluminum Hydroxide

Properties, Uses

Aluminum hydroxide is a common compound of aluminum, hydrogen, and oxygen which can be considered either a base with the formula Al(OH)3, or an acid with the formula H3AlO3. In addition, the compound is frequently treated as a hydrate—a water-bonded compound—of aluminum oxide and designated variously as hydrated alumina, or aluminum hydrate or trihydrate, hydrated aluminum, or hydrated aluminum oxide, with the formula Al2O3(H20)x.


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