Ethylenedinitramine

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Ethylenedinitramine
Ethylenedinitramine structure.svg
Names
IUPAC name
N,N′-Dinitro-1,2-ethanediamine
Other names
Haleite; Dinitroethylene diamine; EDNA
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
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UNII
  • InChI=1S/C2H6N4O4/c7-5(8)3-1-2-4-6(9)10/h3-4H,1-2H2
    Key: QCOXCILKVHKOGO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • C(CN[N+](=O)[O-])N[N+](=O)[O-]
Properties
C2H6N4O4
Molar mass 150.094 g·mol−1
Appearance colorless crystals
Density 1,71 g·cm−3
Melting point 177 °C
slightly soluble
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS07: Exclamation mark
Warning
H302
P264, P270, P301+P312, P330, P501
180 °C
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Ethylenedinitramine (EDNA, also Haleite or Explosive H) is an explosive chemical compound of the nitroamine class, a derivative of the ethylenediamine.[1]

Ednatol is a high explosive comprising about 58% ethylenedinitramine and 42% TNT.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robertson, A. J. B (1948). "The thermal decomposition of explosives. Part I. Ethylenedinitramine and tetryl". Transactions of the Faraday Society. 44: 677. doi:10.1039/TF9484400677.