ammonium nitrate


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used as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant

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Gaps in the multi-agency regulation of the explosive chemical fertilizer ammonium nitrate may allow unsafe facilities to operate and poor planning to persist, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report (Link).
Two of the main components of the truck bomb used by Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh were ammonium nitrate and diesel fuel.
Using the variation analysis (Table 2), it was found that ammonium nitrate fertilizer and plant density affected leaf area of third priming at %1 level in burley tobacco and interaction between density and ammonium nitrate rate effects on leaf area in third priming was not significant.
He added the move did not affect its ability to meet demand for UK fertiliser and ammonium nitrate continued to be manufactured at both the company's UK sites to fulfil current orders.
Mahmood was also cleared of possessing aluminium powder, and Hussain of possessing ammonium nitrate.
Ammonium nitrate is used in mining because it can create a powerful blast.
5 tons of ammonium nitrate were stolen from a warehouse in the southern city of Adelaide.
What is also worrying is the amount of ammonium nitrate that was found .
Materials needed to turn ammonium nitrate into a deadly explosive are commonplace in the UK.
The report said ammonium nitrate, which can be used as fertilizer or in explosives, was found in a house of a local villager in Kaung Island in Sumbawa Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province, a few days ago.
Ammonium nitrate is highly concentrated and will easily burn a lawn if improperly applied.
Kaltim Parna Industri (KPI), which produces ammonia plans to expand its factory to produce explosive material ammonium nitrate.
Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi confirmed Tuesday that suspected terrorists arrested in Singapore had recently brought huge amount of ammonium nitrate into Malaysia but it was subsequently taken out of the country.
Most attention has focused on packaged explosives and gunpowder, but the experience of Oklahoma City highlighted another kind of threat: the bomb made from ammonium nitrate fertilizer and fuel oil.
com/research/9l69pk/russia_ammonium) has announced the addition of the "Russia: Ammonium Nitrate Market.