|Jmol-3D images||Image 1|
|Molar mass||158.26 g/mol|
|Solubility in water||soluble|
|EU Index||Not listed|
|Other anions||Potassium sulfate
|Other cations||Sodium sulfite|
| (what is: / ?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Potassium sulfite (K2SO3) is a chemical compound which is the salt of potassium cation and sulfite anion. As a food additive it is used as a preservative under the E number E225 (INS number 225). It is approved for use in Australia and New Zealand and is not approved in the EU.
- Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code"Standard 1.2.4 - Labelling of ingredients". Retrieved 2011-10-27.
- UK Food Standards Agency: "Current EU approved additives and their E Numbers". Retrieved 2011-10-27.
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