sulphamic acid

/sʌlˌfæmɪk ˈæsəd/ (say sul.famik 'asuhd)

noun
a white crystalline solid, HSO3NH2, which gives weakly acid water solutions; used as a metal and ceramic cleaner and as a stabilising agent for chlorine and hypochlorite in swimming pools, etc.
Also, sulfamic acid.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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