221244

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Ammonium nitrate

ACS reagent, ≥98%

Linear Formula:
NH4NO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
80.04
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
38060309
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent

assay

≥98%

form

powder, crystals or granules

impurities

≤0.005% insolubles

ign. residue

≤0.01%

pH

4.5-6.0 (25 °C, 5%)

bp

210 °C (lit.)

mp

169 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤5 ppm
nitrite (NO2-): passes test (lim. ~5 ppm)
phosphate (PO43-): ≤5 ppm
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.002%

cation traces

Fe: ≤2 ppm
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤5 ppm

SMILES string

N.O[N+]([O-])=O

InChI

1S/HNO3.H3N/c2-1(3)4;/h(H,2,3,4);1H3

InChI key

PRORZGWHZXZQMV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ammonium nitrate is a major component in nitrogen fertilizers explosives and propellant oxidizer.

Packaging

500 g in poly bottle
2.5 kg in poly bottle
25 kg in fiber drum

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

hazcat

Eye Irrit. 2 - Ox. Sol. 3

storage_class_code

5.1C - Ammonium nitrate and ammonium nitrate containing preparations

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Ammonium nitrate: combustion mechanism and the role of additives.
Sinditskii VP, et al.
Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics, 30(4), 269-280 (2005)
The Fertilizer Encyclopedia, 46-46 null
Synthesis and characterization of hybrid MCM-41 materials for heavy metal adsorption.
Dimos K, et al.
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials : The Official Journal of the International Zeolite Association, 126(1), 65-71 (2009)
Sarah J Benson et al.
Science & justice : journal of the Forensic Science Society, 49(2), 73-80 (2009-07-18)
An evaluation was undertaken to determine if isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS) could assist in the investigation of complex forensic cases by providing a level of discrimination not achievable utilising traditional forensic techniques. The focus of the research was on...
Eagleson M.
Concise Encyclopedia Chemistry, 168-168 (1994)

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