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Document ID (ISN)41565
CIS number 84-530
Year 1982
Convention or series no. NSC Data Sheet I-699-82
Title Ammonium nitrate fertilizer
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Il. 60611, USA, 1982. 3p. 16 ref.
Abstract This data sheet describes explosion hazards which can arise when ammonium nitrate is exposed to extreme heat or fire or becomes contaminated with oil or sensitising materials. Contents: health hazards: properties and effects of heat; bagged and bulk storage and handling; fire protection; transportation; ammonium nitrate melt or liquid.
Descriptors (primary) USA; ammonium nitrate; fertilizers; explosive substances
Descriptors (secondary) transport of materials; fire prevention; data sheet; fertilizer industry; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Agricultural chemicals