Ammonium Formate is a colorless hygroscopic compound which finds application for being decomposed into formamide & water and also for preparation of formic acid. It has chemical formula CH5NO2 with molar mass of 63.06 g/mol. This compound also serves as excellent quality buffer for high performance liquid chromatography. It appears as white colored monoclinic crystals with slightly ammonic odor and solubility in water, alcohol, & diethyl ether. Ammonium Formate has melting & boiling points of 116 & 180 degrees Celsius respectively with density of 1.26 g/cm3. It is also considered to be suitable for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.