Ammonia (NH3) is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen, with the formula NH3. It is a colourless and pungent gas. NH3 occurs naturally throughout the environment, in air, soil and water and is the only common alkali gas. It has a characteristic smell, but is highly reactive with acid gases, which can mask its presence.

Rinse eyes thoroughly with large amounts of water. Blot or brush away excess chemicals and flush the skin with
lean water, removing clothing that may have come into contact with Ammonia

Ammonia can affect you when inhaled. Contact can severely irritate and burn skin and eyes with possible eye damage

Ammonia is corrosive and is classified as an extremely hazardous substance.

Download our Ammonia factsheet and:
  • Discover how to know when you’ve been exposed to NH3
  • Learn what steps to take to protect your team
  • Understand how to detect, measure and report NH3
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