Ammonium chloride, an inorganic compound with the formula (NH₄Cl), is a white crystalline salt, highly soluble in water. Solutions of ammonium chloride are mildly acidic. Sal ammoniac is a name of the natural, mineralogical form of ammonium chloride.

  • Formula: NH4Cl
  • IUPAC ID: Ammonium chloride
  • Melting point: 338 °C
  • Molar mass: 53.491 g/mol
  • Density: 1.53 g/cm³
  • Soluble in: Water

Application

 
  • Dyeing of textiles
  • Tanning and dyeing of leather
  • As a fertilizers and feed supplement for cattle
  • Inorganic, Other Chemicals (Non-salts)
  • As an Ingredient in pyrotechnics and fireworks
  • As a flux in metalwork, by preparing metals to be coated in tin or galvanized
  • Used in Pharmaceutical Company
  • Used as a food additive
  • To flavor liquor ice and to flavor vodka
  • A solution of 5% Ammonium Chloride is used to work on oil wells
  • It can also be used in hair shampoo and in cleaning products
  • Used as an electrolyte in Zinc-carbon batteries

Specification

 
Moisture per cent by weight, maximum 2.0
Ammoniacal nitrogen per cent by weight, Minimum 25.0
Chloride other than ammonium chloride (as NaCI) per cent by weight, (on dry basis) maximum 2.0

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