Ammonium Nitrate

Ammonium Nitrate

Fertilizer · ETG Inputs Zambia Ltd
Ammonium nitrate enhances plant growth and provides a ready supply of nitrogen in gardens and large scale agricultural fields.
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Proper application provides your plants the nitrogen required to create lush foliage. Ammonium nitrate within the compost will be absorbed by your plants within four weeks, so it’s good to reapply in one-month intervals throughout the growing season.

Precautions To Take While Using Ammonium Nitrate

  • This is a potent and dangerous substance used in explosives. Cover yourself well and stay away from ignition sources during use as it may cause an explosion if incorrectly handled.
  • When applying ammonium nitrate to plants, always apply in a circular pattern away from any exposed roots.
  • Always use gloves to avoid chemical burns.
  • Store any unused ammonium nitrate in a cool, dry place.


If handled normally, ammonium nitrate won’t cause harm. However, inhalation in large amounts and will result in chemical poisoning.

Due to the ammonium toxicity, the reaction when swallowed in high concentrations include dizziness, headache, stomach ache, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, convulsion and heart failure.

Ammonium nitrate may cause fire or an explosion. It may ignite highly combustible materials such as fuel oil, wood, and paper.

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ETG Inputs Zambia supplies a wide variety of Falcon, Kynoch, Famarama as well as Zambian Fertiliser's range of fertilisers. The bulk of this fertiliser volumes are marketed directly to farmers through ETG warehouses, while a significant percentage is sold to dealers, wholesalers, cooperatives and NGOs. The remaining volumes are imported to fulfill government requirements.
Off Mumbwa Road, Lusaka
8087 Off Mumbwa Road, Chinika Industrial Area, Lusaka, Zambia
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+260 974 772838, +260 977 477536, +260 967 693010
P.O. Box 30090, Lusaka, Zambia

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