Ammonium Nitrate - Electronics

Ammonium Nitrate Electronics Grade

Produce nitrous oxide that meets the exacting requirements of the electronics industry.

The purest forms of Ammonium Nitrate possible are needed to create high-quality nitrous oxide (also known as Dinitrogen moNOxide, N₂O or laughing gas) for use in the electronics industry. In turn, this means gas suppliers need a secure supply of high-purity Ammonium Nitrate.

Uses in the electronics industry 

Nitrous oxide is essential for VLSI (very large-scale integration) or ULSI (ultra-large-scale integration). It is used for the gas-phase chemical deposition stage during the production of semiconductors, LCD displays and thin-film oxides for products including:

  • Computers 
  • Smart phones 
  • Robots 
  • Cars 
  • Health devices 
  • Space rockets
Giuseppe Cilluffo
Giuseppe Cilluffo
Global Product Manager Medical & Electronics

Why choose Yara for high-purity Ammonium Nitrate?

Quality product

Quality product

You'll get the purest solid form ammonium nitrate, with no anti-caking agent or other additives. It is 99.9% pure. 

Your gas production costs are reduced as you can decrease the number of purification steps required thanks to the high purity of the source material.  

Also, our advanced logistics systems offer full product traceability from our raw material to the end-user plant. 

Security of supply

Security of supply

Get the uninterrupted supply you need for the efficient operation of an industrial gas plant, semiconductor fabrication plant or LCD plant.  

Rely on our expertise and global logistics footprint with 200 terminals and warehouses around the world to ensure a reliable supply from the world's largest nitrates manufacturer. Get reliable delivery, anywhere in the world. 

Trusted supplier

Trusted supplier

You know you are working with market-leading experts because the world’s most reliable gas companies have already chosen our product for their electronics VLSI or ULSI grade nitrous oxide.

Yara can also supply directly to your production plant if needed.

Safety dos and don'ts for handling and storing

Ammonium Nitrate Electronics Grade is not a toxic material, but exposure to decomposition product may cause a health hazard with toxic fumes. Although it is not itself combustible, Ammonium Nitrate can support combustion, even in absence of air.

Ammonium Nitrate can be stored and used safely provided safety instructions are followed.

Dos Don'ts
  • Use only approved electrical equipment.
  • Use safety warning symbols.
  • Always keep a record of what is in storage and have storage instructions readily available.
  • Train workers in safe handling and emergencies.
  • Use first in, first out product movement.
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices.
  • Free access to emergency equipment and escape ways.
  • Get manager's approval for maintenance work, and follow correct procedures.
  • Label Ammonium Nitrate bags and bins correctly.
  • Make safety inspections regularly.
  • Prevent entry for unauthorized persons.
  • Forbid smoking or use of open fire.
  • Prohibit gas bottles, oil drums and oil tanks, or fuel filling stations in the vicinity of Ammonium Nitrate.
  • Don't use hot wire lamps. Use fluorescence type lamps avoiding contact with Ammonium Nitrate.
  • Don't allow heat sources in contact with Ammonium Nitrate. No hot work unless authorised and done under strict control.
  • Prevent contamination of Ammonium Nitrate with combustible and organic materials, oil and grease, acids and alkalis.
  • Don't use sawdust for drying wet floors, use inert material instead.

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Giuseppe Cilluffo
Giuseppe Cilluffo
Global Product Manager Medical & Electronics

Safety data sheets

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.

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