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A16343 Ammonium acetate, 97%

CAS Number
631-61-8
Synonyms
Acetic acid ammonium salt

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A16343-30 250g 24.80
A16343-0B 1000g 56.10
A16343-0I 5000g 187.00
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Ammonium acetate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00013066
EINECS
211-162-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C2H7NO2
Formula Weight
77.08
Melting point
ca 114° dec.
Boiling Point
dec.
Flash Point
136°(277°F)
Density
1.17
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, acetone and liquid ammonia.

Applications

Ammonium acetate is widely utilized as a catalyst in the Knoevenagel condensation. It is the primary source of ammonia in the Borch reaction in organic synthesis. It is used with distilled water to make a protein precipitating reagent. It acts as a buffer for electrospray ionization (ESI) mass spectrometry of proteins and other molecules and as mobile phases for high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Sometimes, it is used as a biodegradable de-icing agent and an acidity regulator in food additives.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Literature References

Xia, S.; Zhang, H. Density Functional Theory Study of Selective Deacylation of Aromatic Acetate in the Presence of Aliphatic Acetate under Ammonium Acetate Mediated Conditions. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79 (13), 6135-6142.

Zhang, J.; Yao, J.; Liu, J.; Xue, S.; Li, Y.; Wang, C. Four-component reaction between naphthols, substituted β-nitrostyrenes, substituted benzaldehydes and ammonium acetate in water-PEG-400: an approach to construct polysubstituted naphthofuranamines. RSC Adv. 2015, 5 (60), 48580-48585.

Other References

Merck
14,495
Beilstein
4186741
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AF3675000

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