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General Description

Synonyms: TMETN

OSHA IMIS Code Number: T248

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 3032-55-1

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:
    A colorless liquid; explosive -- used as a propellant; does not "like" to be in water mixtures; miscible in ether, acetone; insoluble in 95% Sulfuric Acid.

    molecular formula: C5H9N3O9
    molecular weight: 241.12
    density: 1.4685
    melting point: 3C (stable form) -17°C (labile form)

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method:

  • sampling media: Tenax GC Tube (100/50 mg sections)
    analytical solvent: Methanol
    maximum volume: 15 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UL58
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Partially Validated

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