Alfa Aesar™ Ammonium sulfate, 98+%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A11682.0B

AMMONIUM SULFATE, 99% 1000G

UNSPSC: 12352116

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 7783-20-2 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 1000g

Product Code. 11459173

Quantity Price
1 £ 15.58 / 1000g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 06-12-2016
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

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

Specification

Quantity 1000g
Melting Point ≈280°C (dec.)
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Ammonium sulfate
CAS 7783-20-2
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula H8N2O4S
Linear Formula (NH4)2SO4
Formula Weight 132.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003391
Merck Index 14,555
RTECS Number BS4500000
TSCA TSCA

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.