Agent Name

Hydroxylamine nitrate

CAS Number

13465-08-2

Formula

H3-N-O.H-N-O3

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Hydroxylamine, nitrate; Hydroxylamine, nitrate (salt); Hydroxylammonium nitrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Explosives

Description

Aqueous solution; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Classifications by the EC: Risk of explosion by shock, friction, fire, or other sources of ignition; Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect; Toxic in contact with skin; Harmful by ingestion (danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure); Irritating to skin and eyes; May cause sensitization by skin contact; [ToxPlanet: EC: SCCS] A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause CNS depression, respiratory sensitization, and induce methemoglobinemia; Harmful by ingestion; Highly toxic by skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Hydroxylamine." See "NITRATES and NITRITES."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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