Monoammonium Phosphate

Monoammonium Phosphate

Monoammonium phosphate, also known as Ammonium dihydrogen phosphate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula (NH4)(H2PO4). Monoammonium phosphate is a major ingredient of agricultural fertilizers and some fire extinguishers. It also has significant uses in optics and electronics.

Usage of Monoammonium Phosphate:

Agriculture, Fire extinguishers, Optics, Electronics, Toys and other.

The largest use of monoammonium phosphate by weight is in agriculture, as an ingredient of fertilizers. It supplies soil with the elements nitrogen and phosphorus in a form usable by plants.

Chemical formula:


Other names:

Ammonium dihydrogen phosphate


White crystals


1.80 g/cm3