Ammonium Nitrate

Ammonium Nitrate ((NH4)(NO3)) is a colorless crystalline solid, used to make fertilizers and explosives, and as a nutrient in producing antibiotics and yeast. Even though it is not flammable, we still recommend a secure chemical storage building or container that meets specific regulations for storing Ammonium Nitrate. That’s why we suggest one of the following: CHEMLoc, DRUMLoc

Ammonium Nitrate Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Does not readily burn but will do so if contaminated with combustible material. Accelerates burning of combustible material. Produces toxic oxides of nitro
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store at room temperature.
  • Compatible Details:
  • Description: The chemical compound ammonium nitrate, the nitrate of ammonia with the chemical formula NH4NO3, is a white crystalline solid at room temperature and standard pressure.
  • Classification: CLASS 5.1
  • Brand Name: n/a

Ammonium Nitrate Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
(NH4)(NO3) 1.72 g/cm³ 410°F (210°C) Ammonium nitrate 80.052 g/mol Cold water, hot water & partially soluble in methanol 337.3°F (169.6°C)




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