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Specific hazardous chemicals

Ammonium nitrate

Ammonium nitrate is an odourless material, which is usually granulated (if a fertiliser) and white in appearance. Crystalline ammonium nitrate is not usually found outside a laboratory.

Anhydrous ammonia

Anhydrous ammonia is a toxic and corrosive gas with flammable properties. It is considered a high health hazard, and exposure is very dangerous to your health.

Flammable and combustible liquids

Information about the classification of flammable liquids and your workplace safety responsibilities.

Flammable refrigerants

Information about safety considerations when using flammable refrigerants.

Phosphine fumigation

Find out the hazards of using phosphine fumigants, which are widely used on farms to control insect, rodent and rabbit infestations in many different stored grains.

Last updated
04 April 2017

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