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TNC

TNC is used in ignition compositions and/or as catalyst for the combustion of airbags (automotive safety).

Product description:

  • Trade name: TNC
  • Chemical name: 1, 3, 6, 8 (9H) tetranitrocarbazole
  • Chemical formula: C12H5N5O8
  • CAS number: 4543 – 33 – 3
  • EINECS number: 224 – 898 – 0
  • Compliant with MIL T-13723A

 

Product characteristics:

  • Appearance: yellow solid product
  • Molecular weight: 347
  • Particle size > 300 μm: 0 %
  • Melting point: 290 – 295 °C
  • Enthalpy of formation: +54.4 kJ/kg
  • Explosion heat: 3000 kJ/kg
  • Auto-ignition: ≥ 200 °C
  • Volatile materials: < 0.2 %
  • Nitrogen rate: > 15.5 %
  • Total acidity (H2SO4): < 0.2 %
  • Melting point: 296 °C
  • Solubility in toluene
  • Insolubility in water and alcohol
  • Insolubility in acetone: < 0.15 %
  • Transport classification: 1.3C