Discussion Question Answer

  1. Ammonium nitrate is the most commercially important chemical product containing the ammonium ion. 1. List and describe at least two grades of commercially available ammonium nitrate.
  2. Why does OSHA require employers to store bulk quantities of ammonium nitrate within a bin that is clean and free of contaminants? Give an example of a contaminant, and describe its interaction with ammonium nitrate.