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Ammonium formate

eluent additive for LC-MS, LiChropur, ≥99.0%

Synonym(s):
Formic acid ammonium salt
Linear Formula:
HCO2NH4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
63.06
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
3625095
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39021903
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NB.21

Quality Level

grade

eluent additive for LC-MS

description

anionic

assay

≥99.0% (calc. on dry substance, NT)
≥99.0%

quality

LiChropur

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
LC/MS: suitable

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test
<2% water

ign. residue (900 °C)

<0.1% (as SO4)

pH

5.5-7.5 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)

mp

119-121 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

density

1.26 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤1 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤1 mg/kg
Bi: ≤1 mg/kg
Ca: ≤5 mg/kg
Cd: ≤1 mg/kg
Co: ≤1 mg/kg
Cr: ≤1 mg/kg
Cu: ≤1 mg/kg
Fe: ≤1 mg/kg
K: ≤5 mg/kg
Li: ≤1 mg/kg
Mg: ≤1 mg/kg
Mn: ≤1 mg/kg
Mo: ≤1 mg/kg
Na: ≤5 mg/kg
Ni: ≤1 mg/kg
Pb: ≤1 mg/kg
Sr: ≤1 mg/kg
Zn: ≤1 mg/kg

λ

1 M in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.01
λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.01

SMILES string

N.OC=O

InChI

1S/CH2O2.H3N/c2-1-3;/h1H,(H,2,3);1H3

InChI key

VZTDIZULWFCMLS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ammonium formate is the ammonium salt of formic acid. It is readily available, is stable and nontoxic in nature. It can be used in conjugation with Palladium on carbon (Pd-C) or Raney-Nickel catalysts.

Application

Ammonium formate has been used as buffer solution during LC-MS/MS analysis for screening of drugs and exogenous compounds. It may be used as a catalytic hydrogen transfer agent in reduction of aliphatic and aromatic nitro compounds.
Ammonium formate has been used as buffer solution during LC-MS/MS analysis for screening of drugs and exogenous compounds. It may be used as a catalytic hydrogen transfer agent in reduction of aliphatic and aromatic nitro compounds.
Ammonium formate has been used in the separation of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and of oligosaccharide mixtures using capillary electrochromatography. It is also used in the analysis of phosphatidylserines, triacylglycerols and triacylglycerol oxidation products, and oligogalacturonic acids using HPLC and HPLC-MS methods.

Legal Information

LiChropur is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

pictograms

Exclamation mark

signalword

Warning

hcodes

hazcat

Eye Irrit. 2

storage_class_code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

A general procedure for mild and rapid reduction of aliphatic and aromatic nitro compounds using ammonium formate as a catalytic hydrogen transfer agent.
Ram, Siya, and Richard E. Ehrenkaufer.
Tetrahedron Letters, 25.32, 3415-3418 (1984)
François-Ludovic Sauvage et al.
Clinical chemistry, 52(9), 1735-1742 (2006-07-22)
In clinical and forensic toxicology, general unknown screening is used to detect and identify exogenous compounds. In this study, we aimed to develop a comprehensive general unknown screening method based on liquid chromatography coupled with a hybrid triple-quadrupole linear ion...
Anne M Filppula et al.
Drug metabolism and disposition: the biological fate of chemicals, 42(7), 1202-1209 (2014-04-10)
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Therese Fagerqvist et al.
Journal of neurochemistry, 126(1), 131-144 (2013-02-01)
Inclusions of intraneuronal alpha-synuclein (α-synuclein) can be detected in brains of patients with Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. The aggregation of α-synuclein is a central feature of the disease pathogenesis. Among the different α-synuclein species, large oligomers/protofibrils have...
Jo Philips et al.
Journal of contaminant hydrology, 147, 25-33 (2013-03-19)
Acidification due to microbial dechlorination of trichloroethene (TCE) can limit the bio-enhanced dissolution of TCE dense non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL). This study related the dissolution enhancement of a TCE DNAPL to the pH buffer capacity of the medium and the...
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