The information in this publication is intended for use by ammonia shippers, carriers, distributors, consumers, equipment designers or installers, safety administrators, and others desiring introductory knowledge of the subject. Anyone requiring more detailed or specialized information should consult with an ammonia supplier.
The purpose of this publication is to provide information regarding properties, production, shipping, storage, handling, and use of ammonia. It also describes regulatory requirements in the United States and in Canada as well as safety and security practices. This information is intended to complement, but not to supplant national, state, provincial, municipal, and insurance company codes or safety requirements.