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Document ID (ISN)51446
CIS number 89-629
ISSN - Serial title 0023-110X - Himičeskaja promyšlennost'
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mešalkina L.K.
Title Smouldering of phosphate fertilisers
Original title Sigaroobraznoe gorenie fosfornyh udobrenij [in Russian]
Bibliographic information 1988, No.4, p.26-28. 3 ref.
Abstract Twenty-one fertilisers were tested for their ability to support smouldering combustion and the results were tabulated. Most nitrate-containing fertilisers supported slow burning. Those containing manganese and cobalt were more likely to burn than fertilisers of otherwise identical composition that lacked those elements. Iodine, boron, zinc and molybdenum had no effect. The nitrate-free fertilisers tested absorb heat on decomposition and so do not support slow burning.
Descriptors (primary) smouldering; fertilizers; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) manganese; fertilizer industry; cobalt
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Fires