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What does NH4OH stand for?

NH4OH stands for Ammonium Hydroxide

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The horse meat scandal follows hard on the heels of a revelation that processed burgers also contain "pink slime" -- fatty beef by-products treated with an ammonium hydroxide spray to kill off bacteria and pathogens and maintain a bright red colour.
Lean finely textured beef is made from beef heated and spun in a centrifuge to separate the meat from the fat, before the final product is treated with a puff of ammonium hydroxide gas to kill any bacteria.
On March 12, the company released a statement to the press indicating that they "use a natural compound--called ammonium hydroxide, which is widely used in the processing of numerous foods, such as baked goods, cheeses, gelatins, chocolate, caramels, and puddings--to slightly increase the pH level in beef and improve its safety.
Rick Perry, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples and officials from four other states with stakes in the beef industry on Thursday toured a Nebraska plant that makes what critics have dubbed "pink slime," a blend of low-quality beef trimmings treated with ammonium hydroxide and spun in a centrifuge to remove fat.
Tetraethyl orthosilicate (as the source of silica) and tetrapropyl ammonium hydroxide and isopropoxide aluminum were dissolved in an appropriate amount of soda solution, then the obtained transparent solution was heated in an oil bath in order to carry out the crystallization process," she explained about the synthesis process of the nanozeolite.