Ammonia Solution

Ammonia solution, also known as ammonia water, ammonium hydroxide, ammoniacal liquor, ammonia liquor, aqua ammonia, aqueous ammonia, or (inaccurately) ammonia, is a solution of ammonia in water. It can be denoted by the symbols NH3(aq). Main application of ammonia solution is as cleaning agent. Concentration of ammonia ranges up to approximately 30%. Ammonia vapors (which arise from the solution) irritate the eyes.

Synonyms
ammonia water, ammonium hydroxide, ammoniacal liquor, ammonia liquor, aqua ammonia, aqueous ammonia,
Chemical Formula
NH3(aq)
CAS Number
7664-41-7

Characteristics

Molar Weight
17.031 g/mol
Density
0,91g/cm3(25% w/w/) 0,88g/cm3(35% w/w/)
Forms
Liquid

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Cleaning products

Industries

  • Energy Services
  • Polymers
  • Mining
  • CASE & Construction
  • Water Treatment
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Chemical Processing
  • Pulp & Paper