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UREA AMMONIUM NITRATEICSC: 1590
Nitric acid ammonium salt, mixture with ureaOctober 2005
CAS #: 15978-77-5

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use 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.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting. Dizziness. Headache.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from combustible substances and reducing agents. 
PACKAGING
 
UREA AMMONIUM NITRATE ICSC: 1590
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces 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. 

Formula: H2ONH3HNO3CO(NH2)2

Boiling point: 107°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.3
Solubility in water: miscible 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Ingestion could cause effects on the blood. This may result in the formation of methaemoglobin. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

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. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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