What is Ammonium Carbonate

Known by a few other names, including baker's ammonia, it is used as a leavening agent in baking. Additionally, because it is mildly irritating to smell, a doctor might use it as a fainting salt or smelling salt.

  • Synonyms: E503i, Ammonium carbamate, Crystal ammonia
  • INCI: Ammonium Carbonate
  • Chemical Formula: (NH4)2CO3
  • CAS Number: 10361-29-2

Product Specifications


Chemical Formula (NH4)2CO3
CAS Number 10361-29-2
Molar Weight 96.086g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.5
Melting Point 58°C

Uses and Applications for Ammonium Carbonate


  • Pharma
  • Lubricants
  • Cleaning
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Cosmetics

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