Platinum wire incandesce in ammonia fumes
name: Oxidation of ammonia with platinum catalyst
Concentrated aqueous ammonia can cause burns and is irritating to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract.
Wear eye protection.
The resulting nitrogen dioxide is an extremely toxic gas by inhalation. Avoid breathing it.
Perform this experiment outside, in a fume hood or in a well ventilated room.
Always follow general safety
recommendations. Please note that conducting chemistry
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