AMMONIUM NITRATE
                                                           
REF.NO: 60-10-010-00

A

FORMULA : NH4NO3

F. Wt : 80.04

B

                                        SPECIFICATIONS

1

Appearance

White crystals

2

Melting point

168-1700C

3

Assay

Min  : 99%

4

Clarity of 20% aqueous solution

Clear

5

pH of 20% aqueous solution

4.5-6

6

Turbidity

To pass the test

7

Insoluble matter

Max  : 0.005%

8

Residue after ignition

Max  : 0.01%

9

Chlorides

Max  : 0.0005%

10

Nitrites

Absent to test

11

Phosphates

Max  : 0.0005%

12

Sulphates

Max  : 0.002%

13

Heavy metals as Pb

Max  : 0.0005%

14

Iron

Max  : 0.0002%

15

Practical test

Passes the test

C

Quantity of sample required for test

500gms

D

Mode of Packing

To be packed in two layers of thick polythene bags and heat sealed. This bag is to be in a thick cardboard box and to be sealed. The final packing should withstand transit hazard