Ammonium acetate is supplied as fine white crystals.
Ammonium acetate is available in both technical or pharmaceutical grades.
pH of a 5% solution at 25℃
Pharmaceutical grade conforms to: USP27
Ammonium acetate is supplied in woven lined paper bags or carton boxes.
Storage and handling:
Ammonium acetate should be stored and handled in its original packaging or in a suitable sealed container and kept in a clean dry place. Under normal conditions of use ammonium acetate does not present any undue health hazard, Precautions should be taken to prevent entry into the eyes and prolonged or repeated skin contact with the solid or its solutions.
Ammonium acetate is widely used in the dyeing and printing of textiles to promote good leveling of the dyestuff on the fabric. It is often used in dye baths in conjunction with acids and other sails. Ammonium acetate is also used in the manufacture of antibiotics and other pharmaceutical products, and in the surface treatment of metals. It can also be used in a number of organic reactions, as a (e.g. in the production of foam rubber),in the production of vinyl plastics, and in the manufacture of industrial detergents.
Solubility in water: at 4℃