What is Ammonia?
Ammonia is an inorganic chemical compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH₃. A stable binary hydride and the simplest pnictogen hydride, ammonia is a colourless gas with a distinct pungent smell.
Where Can I Get Ammonia In South Africa?
Does South Africa produce ammonia?
Southern Africa is one of a few regions around the world with very favourable conditions for green hydrogen and ammonia production and export.
Where can I find ammonia in my home?
Ammonia is a common ingredient in most household cleaners. A solution of ammonium hydroxide is used to clean various surfaces.
This solution is popular because it cleans a surface without leaving any streaks. Some of the surfaces it is used on include stainless steel, glass, and porcelain.
How do you make homemade ammonia?
Take an ammonia salt such as ammonium chloride or ammonium carbonate (sometimes used as baking powder) and treat it with a strong base, such as hydroxide-based toilet cleaner.
For the carbonate, just heating it a little bit will also release ammonia, but in a mix with carbon dioxide and water vapour.