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(CH2)3N3(NO2)3 [1 record]

Record 1 2011-08-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Explosives and Pyrotechnical Materials (Industries)
  • Blasting Work (Mining)
Universal entry(ies)
C3H6N6O6
formula, see observation
(CH2)3N3(NO2)3
formula, see observation
C3H6O6N6
formula, see observation
121-82-4
CAS number
DEF

A chemical product which appears under the form of a white, crystalline solid, is soluble in acetone, is insoluble in water, alcohol, carbon tetrachloride, and carbon disulfide, is slightly soluble in methanol and ether, is derived by reaction of hexamethylenetetramine with concentrated nitric acid, is toxic by inhalation and skin contact, and, being 1.5 times as powerful as TNT, is used as an explosive, for example as the main charge in jet-perforating guns.

OBS

... powerful explosive, discovered by Hans Henning of Germany in 1899 but not used until World War II ..., RDX was produced on a large scale in the United States by a secret process developed in the United States and Canada. The name RDX was coined by the British as a contraction of Research Department Explosive, and this name was accepted in the United States. The Germans called it Hexogen, and the Italians called it T4.

OBS

1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazinane: form recommended by the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry).

OBS

hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine: CAS name.

OBS

The prefix "sym" and the abbreviation "s" must be italicized.

OBS

Also known under the following commercial designations: PBX(AF); PBXW; UN 0072; UN 0118.

OBS

Chemical formula: C3H6N6O6 or (CH2)3N3(NO2)3 or C3H6O6N6

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Explosifs et artifices (Industries)
  • Travail aux explosifs (Exploitation minière)
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C3H6N6O6
formula, see observation
(CH2)3N3(NO2)3
formula, see observation
C3H6O6N6
formula, see observation
121-82-4
CAS number
DEF

Explosif très puissant, fabriqué par nitration de l'hexogène.

OBS

1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazinane : forme recommandée par l'UICPA (Union internationale de chimie pure et appliquée).

OBS

hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine : nom CAS; les noms CAS sont à éviter en français.

OBS

Formule chimique : C3H6N6O6 ou (CH2)3N3(NO2)3 ou C3H6O6N6

Spanish

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