Liquid ammonia is liquified gaseous ammonia manufactured by synthesis of hydrogen and nitrogen. It is a transparent colourless liquid of pungent unbreathable odour.
Liquid ammonia is used as an intermediate for production of chemicals (nitric acid, fertilizers etc.), component for formulation of mixtures (primarily fertilizers) and as a processing aid, non-processing aid and auxiliary agent (e.g. for cooling, nitrogen and sulphur oxides reduction, nitriding of metal surfaces, extraction and neutralization agent, etc.).
The product is classified as hazardous pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 CLP.
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Packaging, Storage, Transportation
Liquid ammonia is delivered in pressurized rail tank cars and in steel bottles.