Ammonium Tetrachloroaluminate

Title: Ammonium Tetrachloroaluminate
CAS Registry Number: 7784-14-7
Additional Names: Aluminum ammonium chloride; ammonium chloroaluminate
Molecular Formula: AlCl4H4N
Molecular Weight: 186.83
Percent Composition: Al 14.44%, Cl 75.90%, H 2.16%, N 7.50%
Line Formula: NH4AlCl4
Literature References: Prepn from AlCl3 and NH4Cl: Friedman, Taube, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 72, 2236 (1950).
Properties: mp 304°. Sol in water and ether.
Melting point: mp 304°
Use: In the processing of furs.
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