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Ammonium Persulfate

AA0307-500GR AA0307-500G
CAS Number: 7727-54-0
Formula Weight: 228.20
Formula: (NH4)2S2O8
Hazard Info: Oxidizer, Reactive
Density (g/mL): 1.92
Solubility: Water
Synonyms: Ammonium Peroxydisulfate, Diammonium Peroxydisulfate
Shelf Life (months): 36
Storage: Yellow

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470300-246 Ammonium Persulfate
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Reagent 500 g Crystal Each (500g) Retrieving Restricted
470300-244 Ammonium Persulfate
Hazardous Product
Laboratory 500 g Crystal Each (500g) Retrieving Restricted
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Disposal

This disposal method is published for your convenience. You MUST have checked with your federal, state, and local regulations before using this method and these methods are only applicable for small laboratory sized quantities.

Use a lab apron, chemical resistant gloves and goggles before following the below method to dispose of hazardous waste.

 1. Add the substance to a twofold excess of 4% sodium thiosulfate (Na2S2O3) solution. Stir. Place the solution in a fume hood.
 2. Let the reaction come to completion over the course of an hour.
 3. Neutralize the solution with either dilute sodium hydroxide or dilute sulfuric acid to about a pH of 7 if necessary.
 4. Pour the final solution down the drain with at least a 20-fold excess of water.

Solution Prep

To prepare a solution, determine the formula weight of the material, the concentration (Molarity) of the solution, and the amount of solution desired in Liters. Once this information has been obtained, use the following formula:
(Formula Weight) x (Concentration) x (Desired Volume) = Number of grams in desired volume of liquid

For a 1 M, 1 L solution:
(Formula Weight) x (1 mol/L) x (1 L) = x g added to 1-L volumetric flask. Dilute to a final volume of 1 L with DI Water.

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