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Structural formula
General information
NameAmmonium picrate
Other namesAmmonium-2,4,6-trinitrophenolat (systematic name), Ammoniumkarbazoat, Ammoniumpikronnitrat
Sum formulaC6H6N4O7
CAS number131-74-8
Short descriptionyellow or red crystals with bitter taste
Mol mass246,1 g/mol
State of aggregationfirmly
Density- kg/m
Education enthalpy389 kJ/mol (1581 kJ/kg)
Remaining LOCK bulge280cm /10g
Detonation speed7150 m/s
Melting point265-271 "°C (decomposition)
Boiling point- "°C
Steam pressure- Pa (x "°C)
Solubilitysolubly in: Water, ethanol and acetone
Safety references
R and S-sentencesR: 3-23/24/25 /16/S: 28-35-37-44 /16/
As far as possible and common, SI-UNITs are used. If not differently notes, the indicated data apply with standard conditions.


Ammonium picratist the ammonium salt of the It became among other things in 2. World war as military explosive for explosive charges uses.

Structural formula: like 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluol (TNT), only with ONH4 instead of CH3.


One wins ammonium picrate by satisfying an aqueous solution of the with ammonia. The product is red, with storage under presence of water vapour changes ammonium picrate into the more stable yellow form.


In the play "Return ton of Castle wolf stone" one appears on or other warning the warning of ammonium picrate. It emerges also on a warning in the film "the dirty dozen".


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