Alfa Aesar Ammonium peroxydisulfate, 98%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A105330B
Ammonium peroxydisulfate is widely utilized as an oxidizing agent and radical initiators in the polymerization of certain alkenes. It is actively involved in in the synthesis of commercially important polymers like styrene-butadiene rubber and polytetrafluoroethylene. It combines with tetramethylethylenediamine to catalyze the polymerization of acrylamide. Due to its oxidizing properties, it can be employed to etch copper on printed circuit boards which is an alternative to ferric chloride solution. Also, it acts as oxidants in organic synthesis.
Freely soluble in water.
Aqueous solution decomposes slowly at room temperature.Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, organic materials and powdered metals.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
May intensify fire
Toxic if swallowed.
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: AMMONIUM PERSULFATE
RTECSNumber : SE0350000
TSCA : TSCA