Determination of sodium in potato chips

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Titration of an unfiltered suspension of the sample with a standardized solution of aluminum containing a stoichiometric excess of potassium ions in the presence of ammonium hydrogen difluoride at ~ pH 3 to give an exothermic reaction, forming insoluble NaK2AlF6. The titrant is standardized against a solution prepared from anhydrous sodium sulfate or sodium carbonate.