We use fluorspar mixed with bisulphate of potassa as a test for lithia and boracic acid in complicated compounds.
He warns against the use of the bisulphate as being the most inactive.
Fluorescent substances, such as bisulphate of quinine, can also be employed.
(of the weight of feathers) bisulphate of soda, well crystallized and dry, and four to six per cent.
The method most commonly used is fusion with bisulphate of potash.
(or dry bisulphate of soda); mix the powders, previously dried, and keep them in a close bottle.
bisulphate of potassium, added to concentrated solutions, gives a precipitate of octahedral crystals of alum:—8.
An article is sold, under the name of British cream of tartar, which contains 1⁄4 its weight or more of bisulphate of potassa.
It is the bisulphate, supersulphate, or acid sulphate of quina of Soubeiran and other Continental chemists.
When the last is present it is determined by fusing with bisulphate of potash and extracting with cold water.
bisulfate bi·sul·fate (bī-sŭl'fāt')
The univalent inorganic acid group HSO4.
A salt of sulfuric acid containing this group. Also called acid sulfate.