Formula: NH3 or H3N, R717

Ammonia is a colorless alkaline gas. It is formed in the body during decomposition of organic materials during a large number of metabolically important reactions. Note that the aqueous form of ammonia is referred to as ammonium hydroxide.

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Applications

Applications of ammonia include the following:

  • One of its primary uses is as a fertilizer
  • In extracting metals such as copper, nickel, and molybdenum from their ores
  • As a processing agent, ammonia is used in the manufacturing of alkalis, ammonium salts, dyes, pharmaceuticals, cuprammonium rayon, and nylon
  • When diluted in water, it is used as a common household cleaning agent
  • More concentrated forms are used as chemical reagents
  • Used in the rubber industry for stabilization of raw latex to prevent coagulation during transportation and storage
  • A source of nitrogen for microorganisms and to adjust pH during fermentation
  • It is a useful refrigerant due to its vaporization properties

Grade 5 Grade 5.5 Grade 6.4
Purity 99.999% 99.9995% 99.99994%
Nitrogen  < 5 ppmv  < 1.5 ppmv
Oxygen  < 0.5 ppmv  (+Ar): <100 ppbv
Carbon Monoxide  < 2 ppmv  < 0.1 ppmv  < 50 ppbv
Carbon Dioxide  < 0.4 ppmv  < 100 ppbv
Hydrogen < 100 ppbv
Methane  < 2 ppmv  < 0.1 ppmv < 50 ppbv
Water  (+O2): < 5 ppmv  < 2 ppmv  < 200 ppbv

**Moisture level guaranteed only when Electronic Fluorocarbons prepares the cylinders.
All concentrations are on a mol/mol basis unless otherwise stated.
Product sold on the basis of total impurities. Individual impurities may vary slightly.

Chemical & Physical Properties
Molecular Weight 17.03
Specific Volume 22.6 cu. ft/lb
Pressure @ 70° F 113.9 psig
Valve Outlet CGA 660
DISS 720

 

Shipping Information
DOT Name Ammonia
Hazard Class 2.2
DOT No. UN 1005
DOT Label Non-Flammable Gas
CAS No. 7664-41-7

 

 

Cylinder Size Fill Weight (lbs)
1 Ton 500
49L/Size 300 55
44L/Size 200 50

**RFO available

*This gas not available for purchase online.

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