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

Characteristics
Chemical Formula (NH4)2CO3
CAS Number 10361-29-2
Molar Weight 96.086g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.5
Melting Point 58°C
Forms White crystalline powder
Grades Technical Food Pharma

Uses and Applications for Ammonium Carbonate

Key Applications

  • Adhesives
  • Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Smelling Salts
  • Textile

Industries

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

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