a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, NH 4 HF 2 , used chiefly for cleaning and sterilizing brewing and dairy equipment.
- Ammonium binoxalate
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, C 2 H 5 NO 4 ⋅H 2 O, used chiefly for removing ink stains from fabrics.
- Ammonium carbamate
a white, crystalline, water-soluble, extremely volatile powder, CH 6 N 2 O 2 , used as a fertilizer. noun a white soluble crystalline compound produced by reaction between dry ammonia and carbon dioxide and used as a nitrogen fertilizer. Formula: (NH4)CO2NH2
- Ammonium carbonate
a water-soluble mixture of ammonium bicarbonate and ammonium carbamate, occurring either as a white powder or in colorless, hard, crystalline masses: used chiefly in the manufacture of smelling salts and baking powder. Historical Examples The brown color is due to the impurities, ammonium carbonate being one of these. Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value Harry […]
- Ammonium chloride
a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, NH 4 Cl, which produces a cooling sensation on the tongue, used chiefly in the manufacture of dry cells, in electroplating, and in medicine as an expectorant. Historical Examples The solution is filtered off, boiled till free of sulphuretted hydrogen, and ammonium chloride and ammonia added. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, […]