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Potassium Tetrathionate

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Potassium Tetrathionate

Molecular formula: K2O6S4 CAS# 13932-13-3
Categories: Inorganic salt
Caswell No. 702A
Dipotassium tetrathionate
Potassium Tetrathionate
Tetrathionic acid, dipotassium salt

Variants of the formula:

K^+# -0O`^-# -S<`||O><||O>-S-S-S<`||O><||O>-O^-# -0K^+
Elemental composition
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Reactions in which Potassium Tetrathionate is involved

  • 2K2SO3S + I2 -> K2S4O6 + 2KI
  • K2S4O6 "T"-> K2SO4 + SO2 + 2S
  • K2S4O6 + K2S -> 2K2S2O3 + S