CHEBI:62946 - ammonium sulfate

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ChEBI Name ammonium sulfate
Definition An inorganic sulfate salt obtained by reaction of sulfuric acid with two equivalents of ammonia. A high-melting (decomposes above 280°C) white solid which is very soluble in water (70.6 g/100 g water at 0°C; 103.8 g/100 g water at 100°C), it is widely used as a fertilizer for alkaline soils.
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Submitter Vincent J Fazio
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Formula H8N2O4S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 132.14000
Monoisotopic Mass 132.02048
InChI InChI=1S/2H3N.H2O4S/c;;1-5(2,3)4/h2*1H3;(H2,1,2,3,4)
SMILES [NH4+].[NH4+].[O-]S([O-])(=O)=O
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Application(s): fertilizer
A fertilizer is any substance that is added to soil or water to assist the growth of plants.
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Outgoing ammonium sulfate (CHEBI:62946) has role fertilizer (CHEBI:33287)
ammonium sulfate (CHEBI:62946) is a ammonium salt (CHEBI:47704)
ammonium sulfate (CHEBI:62946) is a inorganic sulfate salt (CHEBI:24840)
Incoming ammonium sulfate nitrate (CHEBI:140457) has part ammonium sulfate (CHEBI:62946)
ammonium sulfate urea (CHEBI:91240) has part ammonium sulfate (CHEBI:62946)
diazanium sulfate
Synonyms Sources
ammonium sulfate (2:1) ChemIDplus
ammonium sulphate SUBMITTER
diammonium sulfate IUPAC
mascagnite ChemIDplus
sulfuric acid ammonium salt (1:2) ChemIDplus
sulfuric acid, diammonium salt ChemIDplus
sulphate of ammonia ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
Ammonium_sulfate Wikipedia
NH42SO4 MetaCyc
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
11343144 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
7783-20-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
7783-20-2 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
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28 February 2019