Ammonium Bicarbonate

What is Ammonium Bicarbonate?
  • Ammonium Bicarbonate appears as a white crystal or crystalline powder. It volatilizes rapidly at 60 °C, dissociating into ammonia, carbon dioxide, and water, but it is quite stable at room temperature. One gram dissolves in about 6 ml of water. It is insoluble in alcohol.

What grades of Ammonium Bicarbonate are available?
  • Treated

What are other names (Synonyms) for Ammonium Bicarbonate?
  • Bicarbonate of Ammonia
  • Ammonium Hydrogen Carbonate
  • Harsthorn
  • Powdered baking ammonia

What is the CAS Number for Ammonium Bicarbonate?
  • 1066-33-7

What is the Chemical Formula for Ammonium Bicarbonate?
  • NH5CO3

What is the Chemical Structure of Ammonium Bicarbonate?
  • Ammonium Bicarbonate chemical structure

How is Ammonium Bicarbonate packaged?
  • 50 pound bags

What are the uses of Ammonium Bicarbonate?
  • Food Industry
  • Fertilizer
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plastic and Rubber
  • Ceramics
  • Other Industries

TYPICAL PROPERTIES of Ammonium Bicarbonate

Boiling Point:
  • N/A

Specific Gravity:
  • N/A

Appearance / Odor:
  • White crystalline powder

Solubility in Water:
  • 17.4 g / 100 mL at 20 °C

Melting Point:
  • 41.9 °C (107.4 °F)

  • 8.2 at 1 percent solution

Molecular Weight:
  • 79.05


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