CHARECTERISTICS

other names are picronitric acid

Tri nitrophenol

phenol trinitrate

Exist as a yellowish chemical compound

SOLUBILITY

  • It is soluble in water, alcohol, ether and benzene.

TASTE

  • It is highly bitter in taste

DENSITY

  • 1.767

MELTING POINT

  • 122 degree Celsius
  • Explodes at 300 degree Celsius

SOURCE

  • It is obtained by nitration of phenol sulfonic acid

GRADES

  • Technical paste and pure paste

PRECAUTION

  • It explodes on heating and striking.
  • Harmful for skin

USES

  • It used is explosives and match industry
  • It is also present in explosive materials
  • Medicine industry and ink industry has application of this compound.
  • It is used in copper aging.

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