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Scope note
Compound that is a salt with the sulfate ion SO4 2-, or an ester of sulfuric acid. Sulfates comprise an enormous group of chemicals that contain the element sulfur. Sulfates are used in a variety of common products and processes.
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024