I thought the salicylic acid was a chelating agent (for iron?), but I'm wondering why the TEA is in there, considering that there's plenty of alkali in the 75 g of sulfite. Is TEA also a chelating agent for something? Or could the TEA also perform a role in development?
Originally Posted by Gerald C Koch
I'm wondering if the salicylic and TEA can be dropped if distilled water is used.