anhydrous ammonia


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anhydrous ammonia

[an′hī·drəs ə′mōn·yə]
(inorganic chemistry)
Liquid ammonia, a colorless liquid boiling at -33.3°C.
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In the Oregon Ice Cream plant, anhydrous ammonia is used as refrigerant in the manufacturer and storage of ice cream, Eddings said.
Anhydrous ammonia, if present or used above quantities specified in the applicable regulations, triggers several right-to-know requirements under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).
According to NDDA, anhydrous ammonia is used more than any other nitrogen fertilizer source in the state's agriculture.
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).
Dr Welch went on to say that the price of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer could be the cheapest since 2005.
Venterea's group has been comparing [N.sub.2]O emissions after application of either urea or anhydrous ammonia fertilizer.
Around 200 people were evacuated and roads closed off as harmful anhydrous ammonia was spewing from a coolant tank at a Merseyside Iceland distribution centre.
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.
Anhydrous ammonia is a main ingredient in most fertilizers used on wheat.
According to the report, wholesale prices for anhydrous ammonia in the Corn Belt have declined from the $1,000 per-ton- plus range to the $500 range.
The most issues, for federal inspectors, revolve around the handling of anhydrous ammonia, a refrigerant used to keep the ice cream and other frozen desserts cold.