Picryl chloride

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Picryl chloride[1]
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Names
IUPAC name
2-Chloro-1,3,5-trinitrobenzene
Other names
2,4,6-Trinitrochlorobenzene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.001.695
UN number 0155; 3365 (wetted)
Properties
C6H2ClN3O6
Molar mass 247.55 g/mol
Hazards
R-phrases (outdated) R2 R26/27/28 R50/53
S-phrases (outdated) S28 S35 S36/37 S45 S60 S61
Explosive data
Detonation velocity 7,200 m/s
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Picryl chloride is an explosive also known as 2-chloro-1,3,5-trinitrobenzene or 2,4,6-trinitrochlorobenzene (TNCB). Its empirical formula is C6H2ClN3O6. Its detonation velocity is 7,200 m/s.


Chemistry[edit]

Picryl chloride is known to have formed crystals such as that of the picryl chloride and hexamethylbenzene in a 1:1 ratio, forming orthorhombic, orange-yellow crystals.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ 2-Chloro-1,3,5-trinitrobenzene at Sigma-Aldrich
  2. ^ Ross, S.; Bassin, M.; Finkelstein, M.; Leac, A. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1954, 76 (1), pp 69–74