Picric acid

  • CAT Number: R069657
  • CAS Number: 88-89-1
  • Molecular Formula: C6H2(NO2)3OH
  • Molecular Weight: 229.104
  • Purity: ≥95%
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Picric acid (Cat.No:R069657) is a chemical compound known for its explosive properties and use as a yellow dye. When water is added to picric acid, it becomes less sensitive to shock and friction, reducing its explosive potential. It has applications in chemical analysis and as a dye in the textile industry.

Catalog Number R069657
CAS Number 88-89-1

C.I.# 10305, 2.4.6-Trinitrophenol

Molecular Formula


Purity 95%
Storage RT
IUPAC Name 2,4,6-trinitrophenol
InChI InChI=1S/C6H3N3O7/c10-6-4(8(13)14)1-3(7(11)12)2-5(6)9(15)16/h1-2,10H
SMILES C1=C(C=C(C(=C1[N+](=O)[O-])O)[N+](=O)[O-])[N+](=O)[O-]

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