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LC490 Ammonia solution 25%

suitable for use as excipient EMPROVE exp Ph Eur,BP


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC27490 Glass bottle 1 l Inquire
AC27490 Glass bottle 2.5 l Inquire
AC27490 Plastic container 25 l Inquire
AC27490 Barrel PE/met 180 l Inquire


Product information
Grade Ph Eur,BP
Synonyms Ammonium hydroxide solution
HS Code 2814 20 00


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) soluble
Melting point -57.5 °C
Density 0.903 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value (H2O, 20 °C) strongly alkaline
Boiling point 37.7 °C
Vapor pressure 483 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 15.4 – 33.6 %(V)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P309: IF exposed or if you feel unwell:
P310: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Signal Word


Hazard Pictogram(s)

Storage class

8 B Non combustible, corrosive substances

WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 13
Bases and alcoholates should be diluted if necessary by carefully stirring them into water and then neutralized (protective gloves, fume cupboard!) with hydrochloric acid (Cat. No. 100312). Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH universal indicator strips (Cat. No. 109535).


Safety information
R Phrase

R 34-50
Causes burns.Very toxic to aquatic organisms.

S Phrase

S 26-36/37/39-45-61
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.

Categories of danger

corrosive, dangerous for the environment

Hazard Symbol Corrosive

Dangerous for the environment


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2672 AMMONIA SOLUTION, 8, III, Segregation Group: 18 (Alkalis)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2672 AMMONIA SOLUTION, 8, III


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 350 mg/kg


Assay (acidimetric, NH3) 25.0 – 30.0 %
Identity passes test
Appearance of solution passes test
Carbonate (as CO2) ≤ 0.006 %
Chloride (Cl) ≤ 0.0001 %
Sulphate (SO4) ≤ 0.0005 %
Pyridine and related substances ≤ 0.0002 %
Heavy metals (as Pb) ≤ 0.0001 %
Cu (Copper) ≤ 0.00005 %
Fe (Iron) ≤ 0.000025 %
Substances reducing potassium permanganate (as O) ≤ 0.00075 %
Residual solvents (Ph. Eur./ICH) …excluded by production process
Evaporation residue ≤ 0.0018 %
Residue on ignition (as SO4) ≤ 0.002 %
Conforms to Ph Eur,BP