Ammonium bicarbonate Acid ammonium carbonate Carbonic acid, monoammonium salt
CAS #: 1066-33-7
EC Number: 213-911-5
FIRE & EXPLOSION
Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
Cough. Sore throat.
Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for ammonia and organic ammonia derivatives in conjunction with particulate filter adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and acids. Cool.
AMMONIUM HYDROGEN CARBONATE
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS OR WHITE CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Chemical dangers Decomposes above 35°C . This produces ammonia fumes. Reacts violently with acids. Reacts with strong bases and strong oxidants.
Formula: CH5NO3 / NH4HCO3
Molecular mass: 79.1
Decomposes at 35-60°C Density: 1.58 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 17.4 (good)
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
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