Agent Name

Bis(2,2-dinitropropyl)formal

CAS Number

5917-61-3

Formula

C7-H12-N4-O10

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1,1'-(Methylenebis(oxy))bis(2,2-dinitropropane); BDNPF; Bis(2,2-dinitropropyl) formal; Bis(dinitropropyl) formal; Bis(dinitropropyl)formal; Methane, bis(2,2-dinitropropoxy)-; Propane, 1,1'-(methylenebis(oxy))bis(2,2-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Explosives

Sources/Uses

Used as an unicharge propellant; [ExPub: DOD] Listed on a website page of the Federation of American Scientists in a "Munitions List" under the heading "Additives and Precursors"; [www.fas.org]

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