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ammonium nitrate
nitric acid, ammonium salt (1:1)

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Name:azanium;nitric acid
CAS Number: 6484-52-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):893438-76-1
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:229-347-8
Molecular Weight:81.05145000
Formula:H5 N2 O3
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Category:buffering agents
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FDA Mainterm (IAUFC):6484-52-2 ; AMMONIUM NITRATE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:white to brownish-black granular solid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.72000 @ 25.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 172.40 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:0.422000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 32.00 °F. TCC ( 0.00 °C. ) (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1e+006 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: buffering agents
Allan Chemical
Ammonium Nitrate
ECSA Chemicals
Shiva Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals
For experimental / research use only.
Ammonium Nitrate ACS reagent, ≥98%
Universal Preserv-A-Chem Inc.
Wedor Corporation
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
unreported-mouse LD50 2085 mg/kg
Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 57(2), Pg. 66, 1992.

oral-rat LD50 2217 mg/kg
Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 52(8), Pg. 25, 1987.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
buffering agents
Recommendation for ammonium nitrate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for ammonium nitrate flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):6484-52-2
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :12057538
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:1
azanium;nitric acid
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
 azanium;nitric acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:6484-52-2
Pubchem (cid):12057538
Pubchem (sid):134988773
Other Information:
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Export Tariff Code:3102.30.0000
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 ammonium nitrate, liquid (hot concentrated solution) [UN2426] [Oxidizer]
 ammonium saltpeter
 ammonium(I) nitrate (1:1)
 azanium;nitric acid
 nitric acid, ammonium salt
 nitric acid, ammonium salt (1:1)


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