Making Ammonium Citrate

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  1. nogar

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    Hi all!
    Is it possible to make Ammonium Citrate with citric acid and ammonium carbonate?
     
  2. JG Motamedi

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    Bump...

    I would also like to know.
     
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    Yes and it's very easy
    • dissolve 120g citric acid in 280 cc water
    • wait till is dissolved
    • add 120 cc ammonia 20% solution.
    • Warm it up till boiling
    Check pH
     
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    Thank You! What should the pH be?
     
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    between 5.5 and 6.5
     
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    Thank you Philippe,

    What percentage of Ammonium Citrate does this make?