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40193 Ammonium chloride, ACS, 99.5% min

CAS Number
12125-02-9
Synonyms

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Ammonium chloride, ACS, 99.5% min

MDL
MFCD00011420
EINECS
235-186-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
NH4Cl
Formula Weight
53.49
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
340° subl.
Density
^=1.53
Refractive Index
1.642
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in liquid ammonia, acetone, hydrazine and alcohol. Insoluble in diethyl ether and ethyl acetate.

Applications

Ammonium Chloride is commonly used as a buffer solution. It is used in the manufacturing of fireworks, safety explosives and smokes. It is used to control pH levels in chemicals, to produce sodium carbonate, as a fertilizer, in electronics and in metallurgy. Also used as a flux for cleaning, as a flavoring agent, as an expectorant in cough medicine and as a systemic acidifying agent.

Notes

Hygroscopic and incompatible with alkalis and their carbonates, lead and silver salts, strong oxidizers, ammonium nitrate, potassium chlorate, bromine trifluoride.

Literature References

Shamsur, A. A.; Abdullah, D. K. Complexation Reaction Using Ammonium Based Chloride Compounds for Preparation of Eutectic Mixtures. Int. J. Chem. 2011, 3 (1), 161-165.

Gajghate, S.; Acharya, A. R.; Pise, A. T. Experimental Study of Aqueous Ammonium Chloride in Pool Boiling Heat Transfer. Exp. Heat Transfer. 2014, 27 (2), 113-123.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H319-H335-H373

Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280i-P301+P312-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P314-P330-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear eye/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,509
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BP4550000

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