ammonium nitrate

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am·mo·ni·um ni·trate

Used in making nitrous oxide gas (i.e. lauging gas), and in freezing mixtures, matches, and fertilizers; also used in veterinary medicine as a urinary acidifier, as an expectorant, and has diuretic activity.
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And at the optimal amount of phosphate introduction (5.04% of [P.sub.2][O.sub.5]), the deterioration of NPF decreases up to 2.7 times in comparison with deterioration of pure ammonium nitrate, the deterioration of which is 4.67 kg/[sm.sup.3].
The other samples have been kept in laboratory conditions (20[degrees]C and about 60% relative humidity) in a solution of ammonium nitrate (N[H.sub.4]N[O.sub.3]) of 62.2% concentration, for 600 days, and then there has been defined the compression strength.
The EU has conducted many investigations into ammonium nitrate. The duties on Russian imports were first set in 1995, raised to Euro 26.3/tonne by 1998, and now at Euro 47.07 per tonne.
And, more recently, al-Qaeda bombers used ammonium nitrate to cause bloodbaths in the Middle East.
With London a likely target for terrorism, Tony Blair should focus on ways to restrict the availability of ammonium nitrate before it's too late.
Ammonium nitrate packed into a truck along with the plastic explosive RDX as a detonator is regarded by experts as a favourite al Qaida tactic.
Ammonium nitrate is also used as feedstock for ammonium nitrate fuel oil (ANFO) which is used as explosive in mining and cement industries.
The amount of ammonium nitrate was reduced to 500 pounds, plus 14 or 15 gallons of nitromethane, all of which is legal to possess.
Most attention has focused on packaged explosives and gunpowder, but the experience of Oklahoma City highlighted another kind of threat: the bomb made from ammonium nitrate fertilizer and fuel oil.
Summary: Birbhum (West Bengal) [India], July 11 (ANI): The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) seized 238 packets each containing 50 kg of ammonium nitrate from an unauthorized storeroom in Rampurhat here.
for possessing 10 sacks of suspected ammonium nitrate and 14 containers of liquid processed ammonium nitrate without pertinent documents to transport from the Firearm and Explosive Division (FED) and Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA).