Ammonium Nitrate, a double-edged sword
Ammonium Nitrate s chemical formula is NH4NO3, where N stands of Nitrogen ... also used to modify the detonation rate of other explosives like Ammonia Dynamites or Nitroglycerin, it is the main component of ANFO, a very popular explosive.
Pakistani fertilizer grows both Taliban bombs and Afghan crops
And many – if not most – of those were made using a chemical ... produced a “new formula that is much less explosive” than CAN, but would not give further details. In 2009, Afghanistan banned the use of calcium ammonium nitrate in an effort to ...
Calcium Nitrate Foils Methamphetamines
A new chemical tool to combat illegal production of methamphetamine ... Ag retailers who participate will receive a formula for injecting calcium nitrate into anhydrous ammonia, as well as signs from the Agribusiness Association of Iowa to put on the ...
America's Fertilizer Keeps Blowing Up. It Doesn't Have To.
But the Fertilizer Institute, the nation's leading lobbying organization of the chemical and agricultural industries ... the company announced it had developed a new, nonexplosive, calcium ammonium nitrate formula and was making it available for mass ...
PERSONAL COMPUTERS; NOW, MIX VOLATILE CHEMICALS WITHOUT A BOOM
Instead, you type in the label ''sodium nitrate'' or ''lead chloride,'' say ... expected to make his or her discoveries on a hit-or-miss basis, with only the chemical formulas listed in the back of the instruction book for hints. Instilling in someone ...