Accession Number:

ADA029722

Title:

Hazards and Risk Analysis of Deterrent Extraction Process with Alternate Solvent.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

HERCULES INC CUMBERLAND MD ALLEGANY BALLISTICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

A program has been conducted to compare the hazards associated with the replacement of a benzene-ethyl acetate cosolvent with dichloromethane in the extraction or nitrocellulose recovery phase in ball propellant manufacture. The evaluation showed that the proposed use of dichloromethane will result in a less hazardous operation. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE