sodium hexametaphosphate

[hek-suh-met-uh-fos-feyt]

Origin of sodium hexametaphosphate

Calgon

[kal-gon]
Trademark.
  1. a brand of sodium phosphate glass (sodium hexametaphosphate), soluble in water: used as a water-softening agent.
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British Dictionary definitions for sodium hexametaphosphate

Calgon

noun
  1. trademark a chemical compound, sodium hexametaphosphate, with water-softening properties, used in detergents
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