Alfa Aesar™ Ammonium sulfate, 98+%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A116820I

Quantity 5000g

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Catalog No. AAA116820I

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 7783-20-2
    Molecular Formula H8N2O4S
    Linear Formula (NH4)2SO4
    Formula Weight 132.14g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003391
    Merck Index 14,555
    Chemical Name or Material Ammonium sulfate

    Specifications

    Quantity 5000g,5000g
    Melting Point ≈280°C (dec.)
    CAS 7783-20-2
    Molecular Formula H8N2O4S
    Linear Formula (NH4)2SO4
    Formula Weight 132.14g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003391
    Merck Index 14,555
    RTECS Number BS4500000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Ammonium sulfate
    Assay ≥98%

    Description

    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.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol and acetone.

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

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