United Nations/North American Number Datasheet

UN/NA 1942

5.1 - Oxidizer

Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG, 2020)

Material Names

  • Ammonium nitrate, with not more than 0.2% combustible substances
ERG book cover

Response Guide 140

Oxidizers Oxidantes Oxydants


There are no initial isolation and protective action distances listed in the ERG.

The ERG doesn't predict that large amounts of toxic-by-inhalation gases will be produced if this material is spilled in water.

Hazmat Table (49 CFR 172.101)

UN/NA Proper Shipping Name Hazard Class Labels Notes*

* There are three notes: (1) whether the displayed information is for domestic (U.S.) or international shipping (if neither is specifically indicated, it applies to both), (2) whether the proper shipping name must include one or more technical names of the hazardous material in parentheses, and (3) whether the hazardous material is an inhalation hazard.
UN Ammonium nitrate, with not more than 0.2% combustible substances, including any organic substance calculated as carbon, to the exclusion of any other added substance 5.1 5.1

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