Aluminium Acetate Tartrate is a white crystalline substance which is slightly soluble in cold water and insoluble in alcohol.
Aluminium Acetate Tartrate solutions have astringent properties on skin and mucosa.
It is used for rinsing wounds and for wet compresses and in ointments and lotions for irritating skin conditions. Astringent aluminium salts are used as antiperspirants to reduce excessive perspiration.
Ear drops containing Aluminium Acetate Tartrate reduce inflammation by producing an acidic environment hostile to pathogenic bacteria.