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SKU: 91315

In surface and ground water, ammonium ions are an indication of the decomposition of animal or vegetable matter. High ammonia concentrations in surface water can indicate contamination from wadte water treatment plants, fertilizer runoff, or industrial effluents. Excess ammonia levels are toxic to aquatic life.

Parameter Ammonium
Gradation Ammonium - 0 • 10 • 25 • 50 • 100 • 200 • 400  mg/L NH₄⁺
Colour change Ammonium - bright yellow → orange
Evaluable on reflectometer QUANTOFIX Relax (10–350 mg/L)
Method Ammonium - Nessler
Additional reagent Yes
Storage temperature 4−30 °C
Scope of delivery 100 test strips in a tube, additional reagents, instruction leaflet in a box