Agent Name

Ammonium formate

CAS Number

540-69-2

Formula

C-H2-O2.H3-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Formic acid, ammonium salt; Mravencan amonny [Czech]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ammonium Compounds

Description

Deliquescent solid; [Hawley] White in color, weak odor of ammonia; [CAMEO] Soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Use in chemical analysis; [Merck Index] Used as a buffer; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

A skin and mucous membrane irritant; [HSDB]

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