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Analygas® Systems
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Ammonia (Anhydrous Ammonia)(NH3)(R-717)


The following information is intended as a basic overview only and should not be used as a basis for guidelines for the safe handling and treatment to exposure. For more in depth information, always refer to the Current Product MSDS.

Ammonia is a colourless, alkaline gas and has a pungent odour at room temperature and atmospheric pressure. It has a noticeable odour at about 25ppm.

 Physical Properties


Molecular Weight

: 0.017031 kg

Relative Density @ 101.325 kPa @ 25 C (Air = 1)

: 0.597

 Exposure Limits   (As published under under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act.)


 Common Uses

  • Refrigerant
  • Soil Fertilization
  • Metal Treating Operation
  • Petroleum processing industry
  • Metal Producing
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Water Purification
  • Household Cleaning Agents

 Exposure Effects Of Ammonia Gas

Primarily affects the upper respiratory tract.
In higher concentrations, Ammonia inhalation produces violent coughing, severe lung irritation, arrest of respiration, and acute inflammation of the respiratory organs, pulmonary edema and death can result. High concentrations may also produce temporary blindness and severe eye damage.


 Recommended Equipment

TWAEV

STEV

CEV

ppm

mg/m3

ppm

mg/m3

ppm

mg/m3

25

17

35

24




TWAEV

Time-Weighted Average Exposure Values

STEV

Short-Term Exposure Values

CEV

Ceiling Exposure Values

Whilst we believe the above information to be correct, InspecTech Analygas Group, or any of it's divisions make no representation as to it's accuracy.