Ammonium Carbonate Formula, which is also referred to as Baker’s Ammonia formula or diammonium salt formula. It is a chemical compound that consists of carbonate ions and ammonium. The molecular or chemical formula of Ammonium Carbonate is (NH4)2CO3.
It is a colorless crystalline solid or white powder, with a powerful odor of ammonia and has a Sharp ammoniacal taste. It's non-combustible and is soluble in water. When it reacts with acids it produces ammonium salt and carbon dioxide. When it reacts with bases it forms ammonia gas. It is made by blending carbon dioxide and aqueous ammonia.
It is used as a leavening agent and as a smelling salt due to its property of degrading to gaseous ammonia and carbon dioxide when heated