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Ammonium (I) nitrate (1:1)

RTECS #: BR9050000

CAS #: 6484-52-2


UPDATE: August 2007 MW: 80.06 MF: H3N•HNO3


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  3. OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA:
  4. REVIEWS:
  5. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  6. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  7. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Ammonium nitrate
  2. Ammonium saltpeter
  3. Herco prills
  1. Nitric acid, ammonium salt
  2. Varioform I


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2,217 mg/kg N/R GISAAA 52(8),25,1987
oral
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 10 mg/kg Blood: Methemoglobinemia- Carboxhemoglobinemia

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gain
VCVN5* -,49,1993
unreported route
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2,085 mg/kg N/R GISAAA 57(2),66,1992


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
oral
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 65 mg/kg/26 week- intermittent Behavioral: Change in motor activity (specific assay)

Blood: Changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Transaminases
GISAAA 52(8),25,1987


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
ENTOX* -,103,2005


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 06163;
Number of Industries 40;
Total Number of Facilities 2,648;
Number of Occupations 42;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 22,889
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 06163;
Number of Industries 59;
Total Number of Facilities 3,715;
Number of Occupations 55;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 57,833;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 9,824


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
Used as component of fertilizers and blasting agents and in production of NITROUS OXIDE
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

ENTOX* Encyclopedia of Toxicology: Reference Book, Elsevier, 2005
GISAAA Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. (V/O Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR) V.1- 1936-
VCVN5* "Vrednie chemichescie veshestva. Neorganicheskie soedinenia elementov V-VII groopp" (Hazardous substances. Inornanic substances containing V-VII group elements), Bandman A.L. et al., Chimia, 1989.

Used as component of fertilizers and blasting agents and in production of NITROUS OXIDE

Top 50 chemical production: 15.33 billions lbs in 1992, 15.55 billions in 1991

NIOSH PROFILE (AMMONIUM NITRATE), SRI, 2/77

NIOSH PROFILE (FERTILIZER MANUFACTURE), SRC, 3/80

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