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Ammonia

What is It?

- Ammonia is an important source of nitrogen which is needed by plants and animals.

-Ammonia is quickly absorbed from the environment by plants, bacteria, and animals.

Why is it in the environment?

-Ammonia is used on farm fields as well as in the production of make fertilizers for lawns and gardens.

-In addition, a number of cleaning products contain ammonia.

How does it affect adults?

- Contact with ammonia may irritate the skin, eyes, throat and lungs.

- Low levels are not considered harmful.

How does it affect children?

-Same as adults:
- Contact with ammonia may irritate the skin, eyes, throat and lungs.

- Low levels are not considered harmful.

What are the EPA regulations?

-The EPA does not regulate this substance.