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7783-20-2 - Ammonium sulfate, 98+% - A11682 - Alfa Aesar

A11682 Ammonium sulfate, 98+%

CAS Number
7783-20-2
Synonyms

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1000g 35.43
5000g 134.93
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Ammonium sulfate, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00003391
EINECS
231-984-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
H8N2O4S
Formula Weight
132.14
Melting point
ca 280° dec.
Density
1.769
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol and acetone.

Applications

Ammonium sulfate is widely utilized as a fertilizer for alkaline soils. In biochemistry it is used for purification of proteins via ammonium sulfate precipitation method. As a food additive, it serves as an acidity regulator in flours and breads. It is used in the preparation of other ammonium salts, particularly ammonium persulfate. It is applied in several applications as a flame retardant and a wood preservative. It finds use as raw materials for various chemical products such as dyes and pharmaceutical products. A saturated solution of ammonium sulfate in heavy water is employed as an external standard in sulfur-33 NMR spectroscopy.

Notes

Incompatible with various substances like highly reactive oxidizing agents and alkalis.

Literature References

Guo, H.; Chen, W.; Sun, X.; Liu, Y. N.; Li, J.; Wang, J. Theranostic magnetoliposomes coated by carboxymethyl dextran with controlled release by low-frequency alternating magnetic field. Carbohydr. Polym. 2015, 118, 209-217.

Carter, D.; Rose, L.; Awobusuyi, T.; Gauthier, M.; Tezel, F. H.; Kruczek, B. Characterization of commercial RO membranes for the concentration of ammonia converted to ammonium sulfate from anaerobic digesters. Desalination 2015, 368, 127-134.

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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