Ammonia is found in many household products, such as window cleaners. It turns red litmus blue. What is its nature?

Answer:

Ammonia is basic in nature.

Ammonia

The chemical formula for ammonia is NH3. It is a colourless gas. It is made up of two elements: hydrogen and nitrogen. It’s known as ammonium hydroxide in its aqueous state. This inorganic chemical produces a pungent smell. It is hazardous and corrosive in its concentrated form.

Ammonia is known to behave as a weak base since it combines with many acids to form salts. For example, when it is reacted with hydrochloric acid, ammonia is converted into ammonium chloride

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