Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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barium hydroxide

A white, toxic alkali (Ba(OH) 2 ), formed by the reaction of barium monoxide with water, or by the action of sodium hydroxide on soluble barium salts. It is one of the agents used in the non-aqueous deacidification of paper.

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