Healthcare applications demand high-quality pure products. Ammonium Nitrate is a key component in gas used for anesthetics in surgery and dentistry. Yara has specially developed a medical grade Ammonium Nitrate for gas producers.
Most ammonium nitrate does not meet the quality required for surgical applications, for pharmaceutical use (propellant) or for dental use (dental surgery).
But as a leading manufacturer of nitrates in the world, Yara has developed a product specifically tailored to the needs of healthcare professionals.
Ammonium Nitrate is a key component in the production of nitrous oxide (also known as Dinitrogen moNOxide, N₂O or laughing gas) for healthcare use. Nitrous oxide is used in the health sector around the world as:
Whether you are a gas supplier or a hospital, you want to be sure of the origin and purity of the product you use. 99.99% pure, Yara’s Ammonium Nitrate Medical Grade meets expectations of the entire value chain in terms of purity, including:
Ammonium Nitrate Medical Grade for our gas industry customers is produced in a number of plants across Europe to ensure continuing supply to our customers worldwide.
Our comprehensive logistics network around the world ensures reliable delivery when you need it. This means our gas industry customers can be sure of supplying their medical customers reliably too.
Solid Ammonium Nitrate is an economical solution and easy to transport.
Our factory in Rostock (Germany) produces solid Ammonium Nitrate Medical Grade ideally suited for the manufacture of nitrous oxide internationally – including in Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Given its high level of purity, solid Ammonium Nitrate produced in the Rostock plant, is ideally suited for use in surgical, dental and pharmaceutical industries.
Yara provides you with ammonium nitrate you can trust thanks to over 100 years of expertise in the nitrogen chemicals industry. This is why major industrial gas companies have chosen Yara’s Ammonium Nitrate for the manufacture of their medical nitrous oxide.
Yara provides its customers with Ammonium Nitrate Medical Grade in 40 countries around the world.
Ammonium Nitrate Medical Grade is not dangerous to handle and cannot ignite or explode spontaneously. If Ammonium Nitrate is exposed to a source of heat or fire, it will decompose and emit toxic fumes.
Ammonium Nitrate can be stored and used safely if the safety instructions are followed.
The safety data sheets for our products are produced in accordance with current regulations and outline the risks associated with the use of our chemicals.