Ammonia is found in many house-hold products, such as window cleaners. It turns red litmus blue. What is its nature?

The substances that turn red litmus* to blue are basic in nature. Ammonia also turns red litmus to blue. Thus, it is basic in nature.


litmus* : Litmus is a dye that becomes red in acidic conditions and blue under alkaline conditions as shown in the pic below:



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