White crystalline material that is a strong oxidizer. Ammonium persulfate is used as a bleaching agent, for processing black and white photographs, and for etching printed circuit boards.
Synonyms and Related Terms
ammonium peroxydisulfate; ammonium persulphate (Br.)
Soluble in water.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 228.20|
Hazards and Safety
Noncombustible but may react with organic materials to cause a fire. Strong oxidizer. Inhalation and contact may cause burns and allergic reactions.
Mallinckrodt Baker: MSDS
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979
- Website address 1 Comment: www.haz-map.com/alleric.htm