Synonyme: Ammoniumcarbonat, Ammonium Carbonate, Ammonium hydrogen carbonate
Description: Ammonium Hydrogen Carbonate is a white Crystalline powder.
Molecular Weight: 79.06 g/mol
REACH Registration: not obligatory to registration acc. Directive (EU) no. 1907/2006, article 2, item 5
A food additive used in foods under the terms of the EC Regulation 1333/2008 on food additives, with further amendments. Raising agent – a substance which liberates gas and thereby the volume of a dough or a batter.
Product fulfils requirements of the purity criteria defined in annex to Regulation UE231/2012 laying down specification for food additives.
Keep only in original tightly closed bags stacked on pallets in a cool, well-ventilated magazines. The pallets must not be stacked one on top of the others, because the pressure thus applied would favour caking. Keep at temperature not exceeding 35 °C. Relative air humidity ˂ 0.8. Changes in the properties of the product may occur if substance/product is stored above indicated temperature for extended periods of time. Protect from moisture.
|Odour||Perceptible odour of ammonia|
|Bulk density||Appox. 900g/l|
|pH (5% solution)||7.5 – 8.5|
|Content NH4HCO3||Min. 99.0%|
|Content of Ammonia NH3||Min. 21.3%|
(except anticaking agent)
|Max. 500 mg/kg|
|Anticaking agent E504(ii)||Max. 0.5%|
|Chlorides (as Cl)||Max. 30 mg/kg|
|Iron (Fe)||Max. 5 mg/kg|
|Sulphate (as SO4)||Max. 30 mg/kg|
|Arsenic (as As)||Max. 3 mg/kg|
|Lead (as Pb)||Max. 2 mg/kg|
|Mercury (as Hg)||Max. 1 mg/kg|