Ammonium oxalate

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Ammonium oxalate
Ammonium oxalate.svg
IUPAC name
Diammonium ethanedioate
Other names
Diammonium oxalate
1113-38-8 YesY
6009-70-7 (monohydrate) YesY
ChemSpider 13577 YesY
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PubChem 13531065
Molar mass 124.10 g·mol−1
Appearance White solid
Melting point 70 C (158 F, 343.15 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Ammonium oxalate, C2H8N2O4 - sometimes written as (NH4)2C2O4 - is an oxalate salt with ammonium (sometimes as a monohydrate). It is a colorless salt under standard conditions and is odorless and non-volatile. It is a constituent of some types of kidney stone.[1][2] Found also in guano.


  1. ^ The International Pharmacopoeia, p.1292, Volume 1, World Health Organization, 2006 ISBN 92-4-156301-X.
  2. ^ N G Coley, "The collateral sciences in the work of Golding Bird (1814-1854)", Medical History, iss.4, vol.13, October 1969, pp.372.