Accession Number:

ADA256756

Title:

Improved Synthesis of 3,5-Diamino-2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Aug 1990-Feb 1992

Corporate Author:

NORTH TEXAS STATE UNIV DENTON DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A three-step efficient synthesis is described that provides the title compound in 58 percent overall yield from orcinol monohydrate. Synthesis, Polynitroaromatic Compounds, Diaminotrinitrotoluene DATNT

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE