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UREA AMMONIUM NITRATE ICSC: 1590
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

Nitric acid ammonium salt, mixture with urea
CAS # 15978-77-5 H2ONH3HNO3CO(NH2)2
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TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Blue lips or fingernails. Blue skin. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting. Dizziness. Headache.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from combustible and reducing substances.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 2005

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UREA AMMONIUM NITRATE ICSC: 1590
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic gases including nitrogen oxides. Attacks copper and its alloys. The substance is a strong oxidizer when dry and can increase the risk of fire or ignite combustible substances.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. .

INHALATION RISK:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract. When ingested the substance may cause effects on the blood, resulting in the formation of methaemoglobin. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 107C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.3
Solubility in water: miscible
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
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IPCS, CEC 2005