[hahy-drok-suh-luh-meen, -suh l-am-in]
- an unstable, weakly basic, crystalline compound, NH3O, used as a reducing agent, analytical reagent, and chemical intermediate.
Origin of hydroxylamine
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After standing for twenty-four hours, hydroxylamine potassium disulphonate crystallizes out.
- a colourless crystalline compound that explodes when heated: a reducing agent. Formula: NH 2 OH
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