Ammonium Acetate Formula & Uses
What is ammonium acetate and what can it be used for? Ammonium acetate is a chemical compound. Ammonium acetate’s formula is NH4CH3CO2 and it is going to appear as a white solid. Typically, you can obtain ammonium acetate from the reaction of both ammonia and acetic acid and it can be purchase commercially. Since this is the salt of a weak base and a weak acid, Ammonium acetate’s uses primarily revolve around being a buffer solution because it is volatile at low pressures. As a result, it helps to replace a lot of the cell buffers used to prepare samples. In Australia and New Zealand, it is most commonly used as a food additive. Occasionally, it is used as a deicing agent and it can also be used as a protein precipitating agent. Contact us today to learn more about Ammonium Acetate’s chemical formula, what it’s used for, and our pricing options.