Hygroscopic plate-like crystals that are used as a flame retardant on textiles and paper products. Ammonium sulfamate is also used as a weed killer and fungicide and is effective for killing moss on concrete.
Synonyms and Related Terms
sulfamic acid monoammonium salt; AMS; Amcide; Ammate [DuPont]; ammonium amidosulfonate; ammonium amidosulphate
Soluble in water, ammonium hydroxide. Slightly soluble in ethanol, glycerol, glycol formamide.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 96.0789|
|Boiling Point||160 (dec)|
Hazards and Safety
Nonflammable. Inhalation and contact cause irritation, burns, and allergic reactions.
LD50 = 3900 mg/kg. Decomposes at 160C.
Fisher Scientific: MSDS
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- The Merck Index, Susan Budavari (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Whitehouse Station, NJ, 12th Edition, 1996 Comment: Entry # 589
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- G.Caneva, M.P.Nugari, O.Salvadori, Biology in the Conservation of Works of Art, ICCROM, Rome, 1991
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996