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trinitrobenzene

1,3,5-Triazido-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene


1,3,5-Triazido-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene
IUPAC name
Chemical formula
Molecular mass 336.142 g/mol
Shock sensitivity
Friction sensitivity
Density
Explosive velocity 7350 m/s
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CAS number [29306-57-8]
PubChem
SMILES O=[N+](c1c (N=[N+]=[N-]) c([N+]([O-])=O) c(N=[N+]=[N-]) c([N+]([O-])=O) c1N=[N+]=[N-])[O-]
1,3,5-Triazido-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene, also known as TATNB (triazidotrintrobenzene) and TNTAZB (trinitrotriazidobenzene), is an aromatic high explosive composed of a benzene ring with three azido groups and three nitro groups alternating around the ring. It has chemical formula . Its velocity of detonation is 7,350 meters per second, comparable to TATB and CPN (CycloPropenium Nitrate).

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