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Ammonium nitrate

On 25 January 2006 legislation controlling access to substances containing more than 45% ammonium nitrate (SSAN) was gazetted.

Persons or companies who require a permit or licence under this legislation should download and use the relevant forms and technical notes attached below.

Specific questions relating to applications, please contact the Dangerous Substances Team on (08) 8226 4885.

South Australian background information and licensing conditions together with licence application forms are available below. To obtain a National Police Check (NPC) please visit the South Australia Police website. To obtain an ASIO Clearance we require a current NPC and a completed Authority to Access Person History Information form.

National Security

Anyone concerned about with the possible misuse of ammonium nitrate can immediately report any suspicious activity to the National Security Hotline on 1800 123 400.


National Security Australia
13 January 2005

View a presentation on the Ammonium Nitrate Regulatory Regime.

Frequently Asked Questions

Read some of the frequently asked questions about ammonium nitrate.

Further information

An information sheet highlighting the key aspects of the ammonium nitrate regulatory regime.