A white crystalline solid that slowly decomposes giving off ammonia and is an ingredient of sal volatile.
- Finally, if ammonium carbonate is placed in water, the weak base ammonium carbonate and weak acid carbonic acid are produced.
- This substance is known today as ammonium carbonate.
- Standing urine forms ammonium carbonate which is strongly alkaline.
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Syllabification: am·mo·ni·um car·bon·ate
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