Ammonium Chloride

Description

A white crystalline salt that is highly soluble in water. Solutions of ammonium chloride are mildly acidic. Used as a systemic acidifying agent in treatment of severe metabolic alkalosis, in oral acid loading test to diagnose distal renal tubular acidosis, to maintain the urine at an acid pH in the treatment of some urinary-tract disorders.

Technical information

CAS#

12125-02-9

Formula

NH4Cl