Ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) is produced by the neutralization of nitric acid by ammonia. Ammonium nitrate is used in agriculture as a high-efficiency, concentrated nitrogen fertilizer for the top-dressing of winter crops, perennial grasses and pastures, for sugar cane cultivation, and also used in industry for the manufacture of explosive substances and mixtures. Production form – prills. Product is treated by anti-caking additives.

Main technical characteristics
Main specificationsNorm
Total nitrogen (N) in solid substance, %, minTotal34.4
including: nitrate nitrogen17.2
ammonium nitrogen17.2
Moisture (determined by Fisher method), %, max0.6
pH of 10% aqueous solution, min5.0
Granulometry1 to 4 mm, %, min95
less than 0-1 mm5
Static strength of granules, N/granule (kgs/granule), min
8.0 (0.8)

Ammonium nitrate is a flammable and explosive substance.


Ammonium nitrate is shipped in bulk or packed in polyethylene, propylene, paper laminated 50 kg bags or in big-bags.


Ammonium nitrate is transported by all transport facilities, except air transport, in compliance with goods transportation regulations applied to this type of transport means.


Shelf life – 6 months from the date of production.

  • NAK Azot
  • Nevinnomyssky Azot