Agent Name

2-(5-Cyanotetrazolato) pentaamine cobalt III perchlorate

Alternative Name

CP

CAS Number

70247-32-4

Formula

C2-H15-Co-N10.2Cl-O4

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

CP; Cobalt(2+), pentaammine(2H-tetrazole-5-carbonitrilato-N(sup 2)-, (O C-6-22)-, diperchlorate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Explosives

Comments

"A relatively insensitive explosive. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of Cl-, NOx and CN-." [Sax] See "PERCHLORATES."

TLV (ACGIH)

, as Co

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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