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Cyclonite

Synonyms & Trade Names
Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine, Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-s-triazine, RDX, Trimethylenetrinitramine, 1,3,5-Trinitro-1,3,5-triazacyclohexane
CAS No.
121-82-4
RTECS No.
XY9450000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C3H6N6O6
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 1.5 mg/m3 ST 3 mg/m3 [skin]
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 0500
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
White, crystalline powder. [Note: A powerful high explosive.]
Molecular Weight
222.2
Boiling Point
?
Melting Point
401°F
Solubility
Insoluble
Vapor Pressure
(230°F): 0.0004 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
1.82
Flash Point
Explodes
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Combustible Solid [EXPLOSIVE!]
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, combustible materials, heat [Note: Detonates on contact with mercury fulminate.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin; headache, irritability, lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), tremor, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, insomnia, convulsions
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, central nervous system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated/Daily
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:Daily
Provide:Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap flush immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 1641
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