Picric Acid


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CAS 88-89-1 - Picric Acid

Analyte:  Picric Acid

Alternate Name:  2,4,6-Trinitrophenol

Abbreviation:  PICRICACID

CAS Number or ID:  88-89-1

Department:  Organics

EC Number (EINECS):  88-89-1

Synonyms:  Phenol, 2,4,6-trinitro-;Picric acid;C.I. 10305;Carbazotic Acid;Melinite;Nitroxanthic acid;Picral;Picronitric acid;Trinitrophenol;Acide picrique;Acido picrico;Phenol trinitrate;Pikrinezuur;Pikrinsaeure;Pikrynowy kwas;1,3,5-Trinitrophenol;2-Hydroxy-1,3,5-trinitrobenzene;2,4,6-Trinitrofenol;2,4,6-Trinitrofenolo;Kyselina pikrova;NA 1344;UN 0154;UN 1344;2,4,6-Trinitrophenyl;Hager's reagent;Lyddite;Pertite;Reflorit;Shimose

Chemical Formula:  C6H3N3O7

Apearance:  yellow crystalline solid, stored under water

Melting Point:  122 C

Flash Point:  150 C

Water Solubility:  moderate

Stability:  Stability Unstable; may detonate if struck, heated or ground. Highly flammable if dry. May explode if dry - keep wet at all times. Keep water content above 20%. Flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, bases, most common metals, ammonia, strong reducing agents. Avoid shock, friction, heat. Compounds formed by reaction withAnalytical testing dots

Related Analytes (2,4,6-Trinitrophenol):
2,4,6-Trichlorophenol (CCC)    2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT)    Cyanuric Acid    Melamine    Methyl-2,4,6-trinitrophenylnitramine (Tetryl)    Paraldehyde    PCB 30    PCBs 18 + 30   


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