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Ammonium Nitrate Solution (93% Or Less)

Description Top

CAS number 6484-52-2
Chemical formula NH4NO3  (H2O)
Standard European Behaviour Classification (SEBC) Dissolves (D)
Abilities Solution.
GESAMP Hazard profile
A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D1 D2 D3 E1 E2 E3
0 NI 1 NI 0 0 2 1 2 NI D 2

Marine pollution Classification (MARPOL Annex II)
Category Description
Z Noxious Liquid Substances which, if discharged into the sea from tank cleaning or deballasting operations, are deemed to present a minor hazard to either marine resources or human health and therefore justify less stringent restrictions on the quality and quantity of the discharge into the marine environment.

Alternate names for this chemical
Nitric Acid Ammonium Salt
Ammonium Nitrate
Ammonium Nitrate Solution (93% Or Less)
Solutions De Nitrate D'Ammonium (93% Ou Moins)


Physico-chemical properties Top

Chemical formula NH4NO3  (H2O)
State Liquid at 25°C and 1 atm
Hydrosolubility
10000000 [mg/l] at a temperature of 20°C and salinity of 0‰


Behaviour Top

Standard European Behaviour Classification (SEBC) Dissolves (D)


Hazards Top

Oxidizing
Harmful

Warning

Hazards statements
Physical
H272
May intensify fire, oxidiser.
Health
H319
Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary statements
Prevention
P210
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P220
Keep/Store away from clothing/.../combustible materials.
P264
Wash ... thoroughly after handling.
P280
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Response
P305 + P351 + P338
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P370 + P378
In case of fire: Use ... for extinction.


GESAMP Top

GESAMP Hazard profile
A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D1 D2 D3 E1 E2 E3
0 NI 1 NI 0 0 2 1 2 NI D 2

A1: Bioaccumulation
Rating Description
0 No potential to bioaccumulate
A1a:
Rating Description
Inorg
A1b:
Rating Description Criteria
0 No potential to bioaccumulate No measurable bioconcentration factor (BCF)
A2: Biodegradation
Rating Description
NI No Information
B1: Acute aquatic toxicity
Rating Description Criteria [mg/l]
1 Practically non-toxic 100 < LC/EC/IC50 ≤ 1000
B2: Chronic aquatic toxicity
Rating Description
NI No Information
C1: Acute oral toxicity
Rating Description Criteria [mg/Kg]
0 Negligible AOTE > 2000
C2: Acute dermal toxicity (skin contact)
Rating Description Criteria [mg/Kg]
0 Negligible ADTE > 2000
C3: Acute inhalation toxicity
Rating Description Criteria [mg/l] (4 hours exposure)
2 Moderate 2 < AITE ≤ 10
D1: Skin irritation or corrosion
Rating Description Sign GHS category
1 Mildly irritating Mild erythema with or Mild Irritant Category 3
D2: Eye irritation
Rating Description Sign GHS category
2 Irritating Marked conjunctival hy Irritant Category 2A
D3: Long-term health effects
Notation Hazard endpoint Description GHS category
No Information
E1: Tainting of seafood
Rating Description
NI No Information
E2: Behaviour of chemicals in the marine environment
Rating Description
D Dissolves
E3: Interference with the use of coastal amenities
Rating Interference Description Interpretation Warning
2 Moderately objectionable 1 is a persistent floater; and/or 2 is moderately acutely toxic; and/or 3 is irritating to skin and/or eyes; and/or 4 has long-term health effects other than carcinogenicity, mutagenicity or reprotoxicity; and/or 5 is highly flammable; and/or 6 is moderately flammable and is a floater with evaporative properties 1 E2 = Fp; and/or 2 C1 and/or C2 and/or C3 = 23; and/or 3 D1 and/or D2 = 2; and/or 4 D3 contains Ss, Sr, T, A, N, or I; and/or 5 Flashpoint <23°C; and/or 6 Flashpoint 23°C to 60°C and E2 = FE or FED Warning issued and possible closure of amenities

GHS Security Information

Oxidizing
Harmful

Warning

  About the project

HNS-MS is a decision-support tool that Belgian and French maritime authorities as well as coastguard stations can activate in order to forecast the drift, fate and behavior of acute marine pollution by Harmful Noxious Substances (HNS) accidentally released in the marine system.

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