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Alfa Aesar™ Ammonium sulfate, 98+%

$53.64 - $204.92

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ammonium sulfate
CAS 7783-20-2
Molecular Formula H8N2O4S
Linear Formula (NH4)2SO4
Formula Weight 132.14
MDL Number MFCD00003391
Merck Index 14,555
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AAA116820B

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alfa aesar™
A116820B
1000g Each for $53.64

AAA116820I

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alfa aesar™
A116820I
5000g Each for $204.92
Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.