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Recipe of the Week – Week 4: Ammonia Solution

Continuing our new series of chemical recipes, we bring you week 4 – ammonia solution (NH4OH).

Remember that when preparing any of our recipes, you should always wear appropriate PPE.

What is ammonia solution?

Also known as ammonium hydroxide, this solution of ammonia salts in water is a colourless liquid with a strong odour.

It is used in household cleaners, food production (an additive with the E number E527 in the EU) and water treatment as a disinfectant.

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