Ammonia Products/Materials & OSHA & ATF Approved Storage

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AMMONIA – Ammonia is a colorless, odorless compound of nitrogen and hydrogen gas intended for use as a fertilizer. Ammonia is shipped under pressure as a liquid. In any form, ammonia is corrosive to aluminum, tin, copper, lead, silver, zinc, and their alloys.

OSHA STORAGE REQUIREMENTS

ATF STORAGE REQUIREMENTS

AMMONIUM NITRATE – Ammonium nitrate is a prill used extensively in the mining industry as a solid oxidizer ingredient for explosive compositions. Ammonium nitrate is very soluble with water and does not precipitate with any other common chemicals. Ask us how we can help you with Storage of Ammonium nitrate.

AMMONIUM NITRATE LIQUOR (ANL) – Ammonium Nitrate Liquor is a clear, colorless liquid that is heated to greater than 225 degrees fahrenheit to keep salt dissolved in a solution. ANL is infinitely soluble in water, and does not precipitate with any common chemical. ANL is predominantly used in the mining industry.

AQUA AMMONIA – Aqua ammonia is synonymous with ammonium hydroxide. Both distinctions are defined as a solution of ammonia in water. These high purity solutions are produced using demineralized water. Aqua ammonia can is a preferred form or ammonia for users who need to avoid storage of compressed gasses.  This form of ammonia can be injected as a liquid and vaporized with the addition of heat into water vapor and gaseous ammonia. Aqua ammonia is also used as a base to neutralize acidic conditions.

Stay in Compliance with Standards & Regulations set forth by the following organizations:

Bureau of Mines

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA)

Compressed Gas Association

Department of Transportation

International Fertilizer Industry Association

Institute of Makers of Explosives

MSDA = Ammonia Materials Safety Data Sheet

  • # 1020
  • # 1026
  • # 1129
  • # 1132

National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association

The Fertilizer Institute

BLENDED NITRIC ACID (BNA) – Blended nitric acid is a clear and colorless (to slightly yellow) liquid that can come in varying strengths.  BNA is created by oxidizing anhydrous ammonia over a platinum catalyst at extreme temperatures. The resulting gases (nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide) are cooled and demineralized into water. BNA is used for nitration of organics for production in plastics, surface coatings, dyes, pesticides, and explosives.

CARBON DIOXIDE LIQUID (CDL) – Carbon dioxide liquid is a colorless, odorless gas that is shipped under pressure as a liquid. This liquid absorbs readily into water to form carbonic acid, which is typically referred to as carbonated water.

DIESEL EXHAUST FLUiD (DEF) – DIesel exhaust fluid is a urea solution produced by combining pure liquid urea with clean plant stem condensate to produce a desired concentration. DEF is marketed as an ultra clean liquid fuel for catalytic abatement of nitrogen oxide emissions.

MIXED ACID – Mixed acid is a blend of strong nitric acid (98%) and oleum (sulfuric acid saturated with sulfur trioxide). Mixed acid is designed as a nitrating agent for industrial processes. Mixed acid reacts violently with oxidizable organic substances, to the point that ignition can occur. Mixed acid is used in the nitration of organics, as well as for production in plastics, surface coatings, dyes, pesticides, and explosives.

REFRIGERATION AMMONIA – Refrigeration ammonia is a colorless, odorless gas that is shipped under pressure as a liquid. Refrigeration ammonia has a pungent odor that is irritating to the mucosal membranes of the eyes and lungs. Contact with refrigeration ammonia liquid can cause frostbite. Refrigeration ammonia absorbs readily into water to form alkaline ammonium hydroxide solution, which is used as a refrigerant. Refrigeration ammonia can be easily compressed into a liquid, and back into a gas. Refrigeration ammonia is corrosive to aluminum, tin, copper, lead, silver, zinc, and their alloys.
UREA AMMONIUM NITRATE (UAN) – Urea ammonium nitrate is a solution created by dissolving amide nitrate salt in water. UAE produces a slight ammonia odor. It is predominantly used in fertilizer solution.

UREA FEED GRADE (UFG) – Urea feed grade is a small spherical white solid that is easily decomposed to ammonia and carbon dioxide by heating, and is soluble in water. UFG is added to cattle feed to boost protein content. UFG may also be used as a slow release fertilizer.
UREA PRILL –  Urea prill is a small, spherical white solid that is soluble in water. It is suitable for use as an agricultural and forestry fertilizer, as well as having other industrial applications which require a high quality nitrogen source.

UREA SOLUTION – Urea solution is a dissolution of pure amide directly into clear condensate so no ions of any metals are present. Urea solution is marketed as an ultra clean liquid fuel for catalytic abatement of nitrogen oxide emissions.

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