I think that it dissolves.
They all dissolve
It becomes something you have to find out yourself
I put some deer hides in to a salt and vineger bath for a week and I saw some bubbles a few days after I put them in . What is going on in side the tub
It will turn green
What I believe he is asking is what is the formula, what does it make, how does it work, and say it in plain English. But I don't know the answer so thats moot