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Document ID (ISN)50114
CIS number 88-1313
ISBN(s) 0-11-883937-3
Year 1986
Convention or series no. Guidance Note CS 18
Health and Safety Executive
Title Storage and handling of ammonium nitrate
Bibliographic information HMSO Sales, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, Oct. 1986. 5p. 6 ref.
Abstract Guidance note intended to set a standard for the safe storage and handling of ammonium nitrate, including ammonium nitrate fertilisers (avoidance of contact with heat, fire, and contaminants). Contents: properties and hazards; uses (as a fertiliser, as an ingredient in blasting explosives); ammonium nitrate and ammonium nitrate, including ammonium nitrate fertilisers with nitrogen concentrations above and below 28%.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; ammonium nitrate; fertilizers; handling and storage
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; explosive substances; oxidizing substances; fire, explosions; data sheet; nitrate explosives; storage; first aid; toxic substances
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Agricultural chemicals