Agent Name

Ammonium phosphate, monobasic

CAS Number

7722-76-1

Formula

H3-N.H3-O4-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ammonium acid phosphate; Ammonium biphosphate; Ammonium diacid phosphate; Ammonium dihydrogen orthophosphate; Ammonium dihydrogen phosphate; Ammonium dihydrogen phosphate ((NH4)H2PO4); Ammonium dihydrophosphate; Ammonium monobasic phosphate; Ammonium monobasic phosphate (NH4H2PO4); Ammonium monophosphate; Ammonium orthophosphate dihydrogen; Ammonium phosphate (NH4H2PO4); Ammonium phosphate, monobasic; Ammonium phosphate, primary; Ammonium primary phosphate; Dihydrogen ammonium phosphate; Monoammonium acid phosphate; Monoammonium dihydrogen orthophosphate; Monoammonium dihydrogen phosphate; Monoammonium dihydrogen phosphate ((NH4)H2PO4); Monoammonium hydrogen phosphate; Monoammonium orthophosphate; Monoammonium phosphate; Monobasic ammonium phosphate; Phosphoric acid, monoammonium salt; Primary ammonium phosphate; VTI 57; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Salts, Basic

Description

White solid with a slight odor of ammonia; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in fertilizer, matches, baking powder, and fireproofing of paper and wood products; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant that may cause respiratory tract irritation; the diammonium form of ammonium phosphate may release enough ammonia in an enclosed space to cause pulmonary edema; [CAMEO]

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