Hscode: 281410 Chemical formula: NH3 CAS Nu: 7664-41-7 UN Nu: 1005 Hazard Class: 2 Synonyms: Ammonia Anhydrous; Anhydrous Ammoni, Ammonium hydroxide, Azane, Hydrogen nitride

Ammonia is a chemical compound that consists of nitrogen and hydrogen. Its chemical formula is NH3. Ammonia is a colorless gas with a pungent odor. ammonia plays a significant role in the production of urea. The process of urea production, known as the Haber-Bosch process, involves the reaction of ammonia with carbon dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O) in the presence of a catalyst. This reaction results in the formation of urea (NH2CONH2). Urea is an organic compound that is widely used as a substantial nitrogen source in agriculture and fertilizers. Additionally, urea serves as a raw material in the production of other chemical substances.

  • Agriculture: Ammonia is used as a nitrogen source in ammonium-based fertilizers, providing nitrogen for plant growth and nutrition.

  • Chemical industry: Ammonia is utilized in the production of various chemicals such as nitrates, ammonium compounds, detergents, dyes, plastics, and rubber.

  • Industrial: Ammonia is used as a neutralizing agent in some industrial processes. It is also employed in the production of metals, glass, asphalt, hydrogen energy, and ammonia synthesis.

  • Food industry: Ammonia is used as a preservative in certain food products. For example, it is used in the production of bread, pastries, and confectionery.

  • Refrigeration and air conditioning: Ammonia is employed as a refrigerant in industrial cooling systems such as industrial refrigerators and cooling systems. These are just a few examples of ammonia applications, and there are other uses depending on specific industries and requirements.

Spec Value Property & Composition
99.9 Min WT% NH3
0.1 MAX WT% H2O
10 max PPM OIL
0.0003 MAX   Foreign Matter

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