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Diaminodinitroethylen (DADE or FOX-7) is an energetic connection, which is suitable as basis for insensitive and at the same time high-explosive explosives. FOX-7 was synthesized for the first time at the FOI (Swedish Defence Research Agency).

Structural formula
General information
Other namesDADE; FOX-7; DADNE; 1,1-Diamino-2,2-dinitroethen
Sum formulaC2H4N4O4
CAS number145250-81-3
Short descriptionyellow crystals
Mol mass148,08 g/mol
State of aggregationfirmly
Density1,88 g/cm
Melting point> 220 "°C (decomposition)
Boiling point- "°C
Steam pressure- Pa (x "°C)
Solubility- Soluble in DMSO
Safety references
R and S-sentences
As far as possible and common, SI-UNITs are used. If not differently notes, the indicated data apply with standard conditions.


  • Yellow monoclinic crystals. Space group: P21/n
  • Heavysolubly in water, ethanol, Ether.
  • Solubly in Dimethylsulfoxid (DMSO), N, N-dimethylformamide (DMF) and N-Methylpyrrolidon (NMP).
  • Can be recrystallized from a NMP water mixture or a diluted hydrochloric acid.
  • Decomposes with heating up on over 220 "°C without to melt.
  • Education enthalpy: -134 kJ/mol
  • Detonation speed: 8870 m/s (more ber.)
  • Detonation pressure: 34.0 GPa (more ber.)
  • Sensitivity to impact: ~ 20 J
  • Friction sensitivity: > 340 N
  • Ignition temperature: ~ 220 "°C


For experimental insensitive explosiveness explosives.


  • Ulf Bemm, Hans 1,1-Diamino-2,2-dinitroethylene. A novel energetic material with infinite layers in two dimension, in: Acta Crystallographica/section C, Crystal structure communications, Jg. 54 (1998)

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