American Azide Corporation (AAC) is the sole North American manufacturer of sodium azide,
a chemical with uses as an intermediate in the pharmaceutical industry as well as other applications.
American Azide began producing sodium azide at AMPAC’s
southern Utah manufacturing facilities in 1993. The facility is
ISO 9001-2000 certified and its capabilities also include sodium
amide and other sodium-based product manufacturing.
About Sodium Azide
Sodium azide (formula: NaN3
) is used primarily as an intermediate in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Sodium azide has also been used as a component in
the gas generators used to inflate certain automotive airbag safety systems, providing the source of nitrogen gas necessary to inflate the bag instantaneously.
Sodium azide is sold according to a variety of customer specifications. American Azide has the ability to adapt production processes to meet customer needs.
We offer unique particle and container sizes. Customers have the option of visiting our facility in Cedar City, Utah, for training on the use and handling of
the product. Please contact us for complete details