Hydroxylamine sulfate

Agent Name
Hydroxylamine sulfate
CAS Number
Major Category
Nitrogen Compounds
Hydroxylamine sulfate formula graphical representation
Bis(hydroxylamine) sulfate; Hydroxylamine neutral sulfate; Hydroxylamine, sulfate; Hydroxylammonium sulfate; Oxammonium sulfate; Bis(hydroxylammonium) sulphate; Hydroxylamine sulphate; [ChemIDplus] Oxammoniumsulphate; [ICSC] Di(hydroxylamine) sulfate; Hydroxyl ammonium sulfate; Sulfate neutre d'hydroxylamine (French DOT; Sulfato de hidroxilamina (Spanish DOT); [CAMEO] Bis(hydroxylamine)sulfaat; Bis(hydroxylammonium)sulfat; Hydroxylammoniumsulfaat; Hydroxylammoniumsulfat; Hydroxylaminsulfat; Hydroxylammoniumsalz der Schwefelsaure; Oxammonium sulphate; [IUCLID] BHAS; [EU Risk Assessment] UN2865
Solid; [Merck Index] White odorless solid; [CHRIS] Colorless crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]
Used as a reducing agent in photography, an antioxidant for fatty acids and soaps, and a dehairing agent for hides; [Merck Index] Used mainly as an intermediate for cyclohexanone oxime or caprolactum; Also used as an intermediate (pharmaceuticals, insecticides, herbicides, and artificial sweeteners), photographic developer, vulcanizing accelerator, antioxidant for natural rubber, and inhibitor in plastic polymerizations; Other uses are surface treatment of steel, separation of uranium and plutonium, electroplating of metals and plastics, and fixing textile dyes; [EU Risk Assessment]
A skin irritant; May cause methemoglobinemia, cyanosis, convulsions, hypotension, and coma; [Merck Index] A strong reducing agent; A skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; May induce methemoglobinemia; Long term or repeated exposure may cause anemia; Can be absorbed through skin; [ICSC] May cause severe skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; [CAMEO] A skin and eye irritant; May cause cyanosis, methemoglobinemia, convulsions, and coma; [CHRIS] May explode by shock, friction, fire, or other source of ignition; Reports of occupational contact dermatitis; [ToxPlanet: EU Risk Assessment] Causes irritation or corrosive injuries to skin, eyes, and mucous membranes; [NTP] A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; Targets the blood and CNS; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Hydroxylamine" and "Hydroxylamine hydrochloride."
Biomedical References

Adverse Effects

Hemolytic anemia
Skin Sensitizer
MetHgb is secondary toxic effect
Skin burns

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: