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Ammonium Acetate Properties

Ammonium Acetate

Ammonium Acetate Molecular Structure-Molecule Struture
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Description

 

Ammonium acetate is a chemical compound. As the salt of a weak acid and a weak base, ammonium acetate has a number of distinctive properties. It is occasionally employed as a biodegradable de-icing agent. It is often used with acetic acid to create a buffer solution, one that can be thermally decomposed to non-ionic products. It is useful in the Knoevenagel condensation in organic synthesis. It can be used with distilled water to make a protein precipitating reagent. It is often used as an aqueous buffer for ESI mass spectrometry of proteins and other molecules.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Solid Crystals
CAS Number 631-61-8
Class NA
Crystal Structure Orthorhombic
Density 1.17 g/cm3
EINECS Number 211-162-9
HS Code 29152900
IUPAC Name Ammonium Ethanoate
InChI 1S/C2H4O2.H3N/c1-2(3)4;/h1H3,(H,3,4);1H3
InChIKey USFZMSVCRYTOJT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 114 °C
Molar Mass 77.08 g/mol
Molecular Formula C2H7NO2
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-1,C-NA
PG NA
RTECS Number AF3675000
Solubility 148 g/100 ml
Synonyms Acetic Acid, Ammonium Salt;Ammonium Acetate
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