Ammonium Nitrate Guidance Note No. 3 - Agricultural User - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to use any quantity of security sensitive ammonium nitrate for agriculture.

This code outlines the national standards surrounding use of ammonium nitrate for agricultural use, it also provides minimum requirements to obtain a licence for agricultural use of security sensitive ammonium nitrate. It is intended to assist primary producers to securely store and transport security sensitive ammonium nitrate in compliance with the new legislative requirements. These guidance notes apply to primary producers and do not cover the use of ammonium nitrate as a raw material for explosives manufacture.

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Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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