1) A worker at DMG Energy, LLC experienced chest pain and was transported to the cardiac unit at a local hospital for treatment. During the doctor’s evaluation, the worker disclosed that he was on an ultra-low sodium diet. Explain why nutritionists often advise individuals on low-sodium diets to avoid cured fish and meat products. Contrast some properties between metallic nitrites and metallic nitrates.
Your response must be at least 200 words in length.
2) Ammonium nitrate is the most commercially important chemical product containing the ammonium ion. a) List and describe at least two grades of commercially available ammonium nitrate. b) Why does OSHA require employers to store bulk quantities of ammonium nitrate within a bin that is clean and free of contaminants? Give an example of a contaminant, and describe its interaction with ammonium nitrate.
Your total response must be at least 200 words in length.