Technical University of Wrocław Institute of Inorganic Technology and Mineral Fertilizers Bundesanstalt für Materialprü fung ul. Smoluchowskiego 25 PL 50-372 Wrocław Poland ul. Smoluchowskiego 25 PL 50-372 Wrocław Poland
Results of testing the liability of various samples of fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate (AN) to self-heating are presented. Test methods applied comprises: DTA, TG, determination of mass loss at constant temperature, pH-measurement of aqueous solutions. The assessment of liability to self-heating is based on comparison to the relevant results of a standard AN product.