Agent Name

Diazodinitrophenol

CAS Number

4682-03-5

Formula

C6-H2-N4-O5

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

DDNP; Dinol; 2,4-Cyclohexadien-1-one, 6-diazo-2,4-dinitro-; 6-Diazo-2,4-dinitrocyclohexa-2,4-dien-1-one; [ChemIDplus] 6-Diazo-2,4-dinitrophenolate; Benzenediazonium, 2-hydroxy-3,5-dinitro-, hydroxide, inner salt; [CAMEO] UN0074

Category

Explosives

Description

Yellow solid; Darkened on exposure to sunlight; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in priming mixtures (initiating explosives) as a substitute for lead styphnate; Desensitized by immersing in water; [Wikipedia]

Comments

Shipped with at least 40% water or a mixture of water and denatured alcohol; Explosive and a strong oxidizing agent; [CAMEO] See "2-4-Dinitrophenol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Explosives* - Division 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, or 1.6; Class A or B."

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