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Does anyone know what "ALUM" is? I need it for a craft project!


Asked by girliemom0406 at 2:24 PM on Dec. 3, 2010 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Yes, it is in the spice aisle at the supermarket. You use it when you make pickles. It is really like sour. Makes you pucker.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:29 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:30 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • Used in baking: or in your science project. LOL.
    Any of various double sulfates of a trivalent metal such as aluminum, chromium, or iron and a univalent metal such as potassium or sodium, especially hydrous aluminum potassium sulfate, AlK(SO4)2·12H2O, widely used in industry as clarifiers, hardeners, and purifiers and medicinally as topical astringents and styptics.

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 4:22 PM on Dec. 4, 2010