Synonym: Ammonium carbonate, ammonium salt of carbonic acid
Description: Colorless crystalline substance. Dissolves readily in water, is easily decomposed by heating, is unstable on air and solution.
Application: for other ammonium salts
as a component of extinguishing agents
as a reagent for purification of industrial gases
in the food industry are classified as emulsifiers.
The main purpose of it in the case of baker's - use as baking powder. This feature allows the use of ammonium in cooking in many countries instead of yeast - for baking, as well as in the production of beer.