Ammonium Formate Chemical Formula

Ammonium Formate is the ammonium salt of formic acid. It is represented with the formula HCOONH4 and CH5NO2. It is a colorless, hygroscopic, crystalline solid. When Ammonium Formate is heated, it forms formamide eliminating water. When heated further, it forms hydrogen cyanide (HCN) and water.

Ammonium Formate Properties

Chemical Name

Ammonium Formate

Chemical Formula

:

HCOONH4 | CH5NO2

State

:

Solid

Category

:

Organic

Appearance

:

White Monoclinic Crystals, Deliquescent

Molar Mass / Molecular Weight

:

63.056 g/mol

Molar Density

:

1.26 G/cm3

Boiling Point

:

180 °C (356 °F; 453 K)

Melting Point

:

116°C

Ammonium Formate is the ammonium salt of formic acid. It is represented with the formula HCOONH4 and CH5NO2. It is a colorless, hygroscopic, crystalline solid. When Ammonium Formate is heated, it forms formamide eliminating water. When heated further, it forms hydrogen cyanide (HCN) and water.


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