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1336-21-6 - Ammonium hydroxide, 28% NH3 - Ammonium hydroxide - L13168 - Alfa Aesar

L13168 Ammonium hydroxide, 28% NH3

CAS Number
1336-21-6
Synonyms
Ammonium hydroxide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 18.33
1000ml 28.63
2500ml 43.36
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Ammonium hydroxide, 28% NH3

MDL
MFCD00011418
EINECS
215-647-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
H5NO
Formula Weight
35.05
Density
0.90
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

Ammonium hydroxide is widely utilized as a leavening agent or acidity regulator in food production. It serves as a precursor to some alkyl amines and is also used in the tobacco industry for flavor enhancement and as a processing aid. During furniture making, it combines with tannic acid and is used to darken or stain wood by making it iron salts. In chemical laboratories, it used for qualitative inorganic analysis, as a complexant and as a base. It is used to clean gold, silve, and platinum jewelry. It is an active component of Tollens' reagent (consisting of a solution of silver nitrate and ammonia) and is used to determine the presence of aldehyde or alpha-hydroxy ketone functional groups.

Notes

Incompatible with copper, iron and zinc.

Literature References

Gu, X.; Zhou, K.; Freng, Y.; Yao, J. The morphology control of zeolitic imidazolate framework by addition of amino acid L-histidine. Chem. Lett. 2015, 44 (8), 1080-1082.

Wang, D.; Belharouak, I.; Ortega, L. H.; Zhang, X.; Xu, R.; Zhou, D.; Zhou, G.; Amin, K. Synthesis of high capacity cathodes for lithium-ion batteries by morphology-tailored hydroxide co-precipitation. J. Power Sources. 2015, 274, 451-457.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318-H400-H302

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Very toxic to aquatic life. Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P273-P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310

Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

Merck
14,494
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2814.20
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BQ9625000

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