Nitrocellulose, alcohol wet

Nitrocellulose, alcohol wet (C20H16N4) is a white solid that is mixed with ethanol or another solvent. Exposure to heat may evaporate solvent, leaving the material explosive. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Nitrocellulose, alcohol wet. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, FIRELoc, Flammabe Storage

Nitrocellulose, alcohol wet Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Burns readily. Explosive. Toxic odixes of nitrogen are generated when burned. Flash point 55° F.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.Exposure to heat may evaporate the solvent, leaving an explosive residue.
  • Compatible Details: Incompatible with cellulose-based absorbents and expanded polymeric absorbents. Can react with inorganic bases to form explosive salts.
  • Description: Nitrocellulose is a highly flammable compound formed by nitrating cellulose through exposure to nitric acid or another powerful nitrating agent. When used as a propellant or low-order explosive, it was originally known as guncotton.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Nitrocellulose, alcohol wet Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C20H16N4 1.23_g/mL 9°F [1,4-di(phenyl)-1,2,4-triazol-4-ium-3-yl]-phenylazanide n/a -- 32°F (16°C)

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