Ca(OH)2 (s) + (NH4)2SO4 (aq) → 2 H2O (l) + 2 NH3 (aq) + CaSO4 (s)
This is an acid-base reaction (neutralization): Ca(OH)2 is a base, (NH4)2SO4 is an acid.
- Ca(OH)2 – Calcium hydroxide
- (NH4)2SO4 – Ammonium tetraoxosulfate (VI)
- H2O – Water, oxidane
- Names: Ammonia , Azane (only intended for use in naming derivatives of ammonia) , Hydrogen nitride
- Appearance: Colourless gas ; Colourless gas or compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour ; Colorless gas with a pungent, suffocating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas. Easily liquefied under pressure.]