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AMMONIUM SULFATE

Chemical Identifiers

CAS Number UN/NA Number DOT Hazard Label USCG CHRIS Code
  • 7783-20-2
none data unavailable
  • AMS
NIOSH Pocket Guide International Chem Safety Card
none none
NFPA 704
data unavailable
General Description
White odorless solid. Sinks and dissolves in water. (USCG, 1999)

Hazards

Reactivity Alerts
none
Air & Water Reactions
Dissolves in water with evolution of some heat.
Fire Hazard
No information available.
Health Hazard
No information available.
Reactivity Profile
AMMONIUM SULFATE is acidic in aqueous solution. When a little ammonium sulfate is added to fused potassium nitrite, a vigorous reaction occurs attended by flame [Mellor 2:702 1946-47].
Belongs to the Following Reactive Group(s)
Potentially Incompatible Absorbents

No information available.

Response Recommendations

Isolation and Evacuation
No information available.
Firefighting
No information available.
Non-Fire Response
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Protective Clothing
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First Aid
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Physical Properties

Chemical Formula:
  • H8N2O4S
Flash Point: data unavailable
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL): data unavailable
Upper Explosive Limit (UEL): data unavailable
Autoignition Temperature: Not flammable (USCG, 1999)
Melting Point: data unavailable
Vapor Pressure: data unavailable
Vapor Density (Relative to Air): data unavailable
Specific Gravity: 1.78 at 59 ° F (USCG, 1999)
Boiling Point: data unavailable
Molecular Weight: 132.14 (USCG, 1999)
Water Solubility: data unavailable
Ionization Potential: data unavailable
IDLH: data unavailable

AEGLs (Acute Exposure Guideline Levels)

No AEGL information available.

ERPGs (Emergency Response Planning Guidelines)

No ERPG information available.

PACs (Protective Action Criteria)

Chemical PAC-1 PAC-2 PAC-3
Ammonium sulfate (7783-20-2) 13 mg/m3 140 mg/m3 840 mg/m3
(DOE, 2016)

Regulatory Information

EPA Consolidated List of Lists

No regulatory information available.

DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)

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OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard List

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Alternate Chemical Names