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Ammonium carbonate

for HPLC, ≥30% NH3 basis (T)

Synonym: Hartshorn salt

  • CAS Number 506-87-6

  • Linear Formula (NH4)2CO3

  • Molecular Weight 96.09

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 4253487

  •  EC Number 208-058-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00010890

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24886691

  •  eCl@ss 38020208

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grade   for HPLC
vapor density   2.7 (vs air)
assay   ≥30% NH3 basis (T)
solubility   H2O: soluble0.1 g/mL at 25 °C, clear, colorless
λ   10 % in H2O
UV absorption   λ: 240 nm Amax: 0.1
  λ: 250 nm Amax: 0.04
  λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.02
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.01
  λ: 500 nm Amax: 0.01
suitability   complies for cyclovoltagram
  corresponds for filter test
  passes test for RP gradient test



Ammonium carbonate was used in experiment to distinguish 26 different phenolic components and in Capillary electrophoresis-mass spectrometry (CE-MS/MS) as rapid screening technique.1

General description

Ammonium carbonate is a hard white translucent mass. It is suitable as a leavening agent, pH-control agent, dough strengthener and texturizer. It can be prepared by ammonium sulphate and calcium carbonate by sublimation.2

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