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Ammonium Hydroxide

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)


Chemical Names

Ammonia monohydrate

Ammonia, aqueous solution

Foreign Names

  • Ammonium hydricum solutum (Latin)
  • Ammoniumhydroxid (German)
  • Amoníaco, solución diluida de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ammonia Water (OS: JAN)
  • Ammonia aqueous (IS)
  • Ammonium Hydricum Solutum (IS)
  • Aqua ammonia (IS)
  • Aquammonia (IS)
  • Caswell No. 044 (IS)
  • E 527 (IS)
  • EINECS 215-647-6 (IS)
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 005301 (IS)
  • HSDB 5125 (IS)
  • Liquor Ammoniae (IS)
  • Liquor Ammoniae Dilutus (IS)
  • Spirit of hartshorn (IS)
  • SX 1 (IS)
  • Ammonia Solution, Strong (PH: BP 2016)
  • Dilute Ammonia Solution (PH: BP 2013)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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