Ammonium Carbonate is produced by reacting anhydrous ammonia and carbon dioxide.
The product is a white powder that is typically supplied in 25 kg plastic sacks.
Ammonium Carbonate blends are also available upon request.
Ammonium Carbonate is used as a convenient source of ammonia in a wide range of applications which include metal treatment, polymer manufacture and as a raising agent for both industrial and food applications.
■ Product data and typical properties
Molecular weight: 157.16
Typical pH (20°C, 5%w/w solution): 8.6
Appearance white powder with a tendency to cake
Assay % w/w as NH3 32.0 ± 2.0
Iron % as Fe < 0.001
Non-Volatile Matter (at 300°C) % as Mass < 0.01
Chloride % as Cl- < 0.0030
Sulphate % as SO42- < 0.0020
Arsenic % as As < 0.0001
Cadmium % as Cd < 0.0001
Mercury % as Hg < 0.0001
Heavy Metals % as Pb < 0.001
Lead % as Pb < 0.0001
The product supplied to this specification meets the requirements for food additive E503(i) – EU 231/2012 and FCC XII (2020).
The product is tested using our standard analytical methods.
25 kg plastic bags.