RE: NANFA-L-- Precipitate

Peter Unmack (peter.lists at)
Tue, 24 Jan 2006 22:45:36 -0600 (CST)

On Tue, 24 Jan 2006, Bruce Stallsmith wrote:

> I think you're seeing sodium thiosulfate in some kind of form. The
> concentration of sodium thiosulfate in dechlor solutions is pretty high, and
> I suspect that it is more of a thick syrup than a true solute. True chemists
> may laugh-in-that description, but. . .

Near saturated sodium thiosulfate has a viscosity just like water based on
my experience. It certainly isn't syrupy like the way it comes out of
some of the commercially available products. Never have understood why
anyone buys dechlor, it's a rip off given how cheap thiosulfate is.

Peter Unmack
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