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Document ID (ISN)42050
CIS number 84-1104
Year 1982
Convention or series no. Cadernos Copersucar n°023
Title Safety instructions for the handling and use of anhydrous ammonia as a fertiliser
Original title Instruções de segurança para o manuseio e aplicação de amônia anidra como fertilizante [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Cooperativa central dos produtores de açucar e alcool, Caixa postal 5691, 01014 São Paulo, Brazil, 1982. 12p. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract This data sheet specifies the safety measures to be taken when dealing with anhydrous ammonia: transportation (in tank trucks, under 12kg/cm2 of pressure); handling and application as a fertiliser; health hazards; personal protective equipment (protection of the head, eyes, respiratory system, hands, whole body, feet); ventilation; fire and explosion hazards; first aid; toxicity; exposure limit (set at 20ppm in Brazil since 1978).
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; fertilizers; ammonia
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; threshold limit values; fire hazards; handling and storage; data sheet; explosion hazards; ventilation; personal protective equipment; transport
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