Transport only in closed, sealed carriages or lorries. PIASAN® 28should be stored in stainless steel, plastic, aluminium, polished concrete unpressurised containers that do not contain copper or zinc. When stored below -17 °C, the fertiliser crystallises. The crystals dissolve once temperatures rise.
When the solution is intensively stirred or pumped over, PIASAN® 28will be restored to its full potency. Storage containers are to be labelled in accordance with the Ordinance on Hazardous Substances – DI" group fertilisers with ammonium nitrate. Density: 1.28 g/cm3.
PIASAN® 28 is in water hazard category 1 (minor hazard to water). Do not allow it to seep into bodies of water, groundwater or sewage works. Protect against contamination and dehydration. The Technical Rule for Hazardous Substances (TRGS511) should be followed when handling PIASAN® 28 since the product falls under Group D1 – in a water solution it is safe, however, in crystal form, it is explosive. Above 130 °C, salt crystals can corrode and produce acidic, poison gases.
Residue and remnants are to be removed with water before working with fire and heat in the storage area. Written notice is to be obtained from the client or employer before handling heat and fire sources at former storage units. Assure that pumps cannot trigger any dangerous reactions.