Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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potassium metabisulfite

A white, crystalline salt (K 2 S 2 O 5 ) used (infrequently) in bleaching paper, and also in conjunction with sodium hypochlorite to neutralize any residual chlorine in paper.

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