IFFCO gas leak: How dangerous is ammonia?

Topics Covered: Disaster Management. IFFCO gas leak: How dangerous is ammonia? Context: A major ammonia gas leakage at the Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) unit at Prayagraj. What is Ammonia? A tri-hydroid of nitrogen (NH3), ammonia is a building block for ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) that is used in agriculture as a high-nitrogen fertiliser. It …