Ammonium Sulphate

Its primarily used as a fertiliser for alkaline soils as it helps lower the pH balance of the soil, while contributing essential nitrogen for plant growth. As a food additive it is used as an acidity regulator in flours and breads. In medicines is a widely used reagent in molecular biology and for the purification of antibodies.

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Chemical Formula
CAS Number


Molar Weight
132.134 g/mol
Melting Point
1.77 g/cc
Crystals, White, Granules

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Dyes
  • Hair care
  • Laboratory chemicals
  • Fabric, textile and leather products
  • Oxidising agent
  • Flame retardant
  • Glass
  • Textile handling
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Floor coverings


  • Pulp & Paper
  • Pharma
  • Energy Services
  • Cleaning
  • CASE & Construction
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Water Treatment
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Lubricants
  • Chemical Processing