ammonia

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Synonyms for ammonia

a water solution of ammonia

a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

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The refrigeration warehouse uses anhydrous ammonia in its refrigeration systems.
have 100 or more facilities that store and use anhydrous ammonia.
EPA inspectors visited the Oregon Ice Cream plant in 2011 after the company followed federal rules and reported that it had more than 10,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia, Skadowski said.
The Army Corps was subject to RMP requirements because of its use of anhydrous ammonia, an extremely hazardous substance.
Food manufacturers using anhydrous ammonia as a refrigerant must comply with specific EPA and OSHA regulations that require the development and implementation of detailed plans to prevent the release of these substances, and to report and manage them when they occur.
Anhydrous ammonia has been ruled out as a cause because the four storage tanks remained intact after the blast, says Rachel Moreno, a spokeswoman for the Texas Fire Marshal's Office.
Despite storing 240 tons of ammonium nitrate and 50 tons of anhydrous ammonia on site, company officials had reported that the plant posed no fire or explosion risk.
It's been reported the company had 20 tonnes of anhydrous ammonia - a widely used source of nitrogen fertiliser - on site, which emergency services officials have said may have caused the explosion.
There was no immediate reports on what sparked the explosion, but reports said that the incident might have resulted from a anhydrous ammonia explosion.
com)-- Kelly Registration Systems (KRS) announced recently that they expanded their agreement with North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) to automate the state's regulatory work in the inspection of anhydrous ammonia storage tanks and facilities.
When we prepared the paper, our focus was on industrial refrigeration systems, and worldwide, the majority of industrial refrigeration systems use anhydrous ammonia as the refrigerant.
More than 2,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia leaked when an ammonia line ruptured at the Coors Brewing Co.
We are specifically interested in anhydrous ammonia (without water) as opposed to aqua ammonia, and with dissociated ammonia (the nitrogen and hydrogen components are split, with the resulting dissociated ammonia gas comprising 75% hydrogen by volume).
2]O emissions after application of either urea or anhydrous ammonia fertilizer.
Around 200 people wer e evacuated and roads cordoned off as harmful anhydrous ammonia poured from a coolant tank at an Iceland distribution centre in Cheshire.