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7783-20-2 - Ammonium sulfate, Puratronic®, 99.999% (metals basis) - 10639 - Alfa Aesar

10639 Ammonium sulfate, Puratronic®, 99.999% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7783-20-2
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 25.40
50g 75.00
250g 289.00
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Ammonium sulfate, Puratronic®, 99.999% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00003391
EINECS
231-984-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
H8N2O4S
Formula Weight
132.14
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
ca 280° dec.
Density
1.769
Solubility
Highly soluble in water. It is insoluble in acetone, ether and ethanol. It is also insoluble in liquid ammonia.

Applications

In biochemistry it is used for purification proteins via ammonium sulfate precipitation method. Ammonium sulfate is used in agriculture as fertilizer; it is a slow releasing nitrogenous fertilizer and a rich source of sulphur nutrient. It is employed as a dough conditioner in bread products. It finds use as raw materials for various chemical products such as dyes and pharmacetical products. It is a component of flame-proofing agents and fire extinguisher powder.

Notes

Hygroscopic in nature. Stable. It is incompatible with alkalis and strong oxidising agents.

Literature References

Mirica, K. A.; Locket, M. R.; Snyder, P. W.; Shapiro, N. D.; Mack, E. T.; Nam, S.; Whitesides, G. M. Selective Precipitation and Purification of Monovalent Proteins Using Oligovalent Ligands and Ammonium Sulfate. Bioconjugate Chem. 2012, 23 (2), 293-299.

Lundin, L.; Jansson, S. The Effects of Fuel Composition and Ammonium Sulfate Addition on PCDD, PCDF, PCN and PCB Concentrations During the Combustion of Biomass and Paper Production Residuals. Chemosphere 2014, 94, 20-26.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H303

May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P312

Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.

Other References

Merck
14,555
Harmonized Tariff Code
3102.21
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BS4500000

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