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Main Title Anhydrous Ammonia Theft. Chemical Safety Alert.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office.
Year Published 2000
Report Number EPA/F-00-005
Stock Number PB2008-113049
Additional Subjects Ammonia ; Hazardous materials ; Fertilizers ; Risk assessment ; Farms ; Opertions ; Agricultural chemistry ; Accidental releases ; Air pollution control ; Law enforcement ; Emergency plans ; Safety
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NTIS  PB2008-113049 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 03/10/2010
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Abstract
This Alert discusses the potential hazards of anhydrous ammonia releases caused by theft, steps facilities can take to prevent theft and how to minimize health and safety risks associated with accidental releases. This Alert should be read by individuals who operate and maintain agricultural retail operations, facilities with ammonia refrigeration systems and farmers who apply anhydrous ammonia as a fertilizer. Furthermore, this Alert should be reviewed by law enforcement personnel, emergency responders and members of Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs).