Items Tagged with 'Ammonia'

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Anhydrous ammonia: Know the dangers

Anhydrous ammonia – used in manufacturing, refrigeration and agriculture – is a pungent, colorless and toxic gas or liquid that, when concentrated, is corrosive to human tissue upon contact, according to NIOSH.


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VALUABLE LESSONS

Alabama ammonia incident prompts CSB safety bulletin

A 2010 anhydrous ammonia incident at an Alabama facility offers valuable lessons on preventing hydraulic shock and worker injuries, Chemical Safety Board investigators said during a Jan. 15 conference call with media members.
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How to treat ammonia exposure

Ammonia is a colorless gas with a pungent odor that has a number of occupational uses, such as a refrigerant; cleaning and bleaching agent; or additive in fertilizers, plastics and pharmaceuticals. Although exposure in typical environmental concentrations is not considered hazardous, exposur
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