Ammonium Hydroxide

It is a colorless and strong-smelling liquid formed by a reaction between ammonia and water molecules. It is also referred to as ammonia, ammonia water, ammonia solution, or spirit of hartshorn. Although highly toxic, ammonium hydroxide serves many useful purposes in various manufacturing applications in industries such as pharmaceutical, household cleaning products, personal care products, and many others.

Synonyms
Ammonia aqueous, Household ammonia, Aquammonia
Chemical Formula
H5NO
CAS Number
1336-21-6

Characteristics

Molar Weight
35.046 g/mol
Melting Point
-58 °C
Boiling Point
38 °C
Density
About 0.90 @ 25 °C/25 °C
Forms
Liquid, Colourless

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Flame retardant
  • Cleaning products
  • Automotive
  • Household industrial
  • Personal care
  • Bleaching agent

Industries

  • Pharma
  • Chemical Processing
  • Cleaning