CAS nr. 12125-02-9

Ammonium chloride

Food grade, Industrial grade

Ammonium chloride (also called salmiak) is the ammonium salt of hydrogen chloride. It is a white crystalline powder that is very soluble in water. The food-grade variant (food grade) is indicated by the E number E 510.

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Ammonium chloride (E 510) is used as a basis for various types of confectionery, including (salmiak) liquorice, as a yeast nutrient in bread making and as an acidity regulator. The substance is also used as a nitrogen source in fertilizers. In metalworking, Ammonium chloride is used in preparing substrates for (powder) coating or electroplating, and in the pharmaceutical industry, Ammonium chloride is used as an expectorant in cough medicines. Other uses of the substance include shampoo, plywood glue and cleaning products.


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