Formula: Al (OH) 3
Description: aluminum hydroxide, the substance of the formula Al (OH) ₃ - aluminum oxide compound with water. The white gelatinous substance poorly soluble in water, has amphoteric properties.
The use of aluminum hydroxide is used in water treatment, as has the ability to adsorb various substances, in medicine, as antacids, as an adjuvant in the manufacture of vaccines. It is used as a flame retardant (suppressor burning) in plastics and other materials.