Agent Name

Ammonium sulfite

CAS Number

10196-04-0

Formula

H3-N.1/2H2-O3-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Diammonium sulfite; Diammonium sulfonate; Sulfurous acid, ammonium salt; Sulfurous acid, diammonium salt; Ammonium sulphite; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfites

Description

White odorless solid; [HSDB] White odorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in photography and in the production of caramel, refractory bricks, lubricants, medicines, permanent wave solutions, ammonium thiosulfite, and ammonium chloride; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye, nose, and throat irritant; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "SULFITES."

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