Agent Name

Benzenetrifuroxan

CAS Number

3470-17-5

Formula

C6-N6-O6

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

BTF; Benzotrifuroxan; Benzotris(c)furazan-2-oxide; Benzo(1,2-c:3,4-c':5,6-c'')tris(1,2,5)oxadiazole, 1,4,7-trioxide; Benzotris(1,2,5)oxadiazole, 1,4,7-trioxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Explosives

Sources/Uses

"Benzenetrifuroxan is a powerful explosive which was first synthesized by Turec in 1931 . . " [Organic Chemistry of Explosives. JP Agrawal, R Hodgson. P. 302]

Comments

A mild skin and severe eye irritant; Causes somnolence and effects on food intake in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS]

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