DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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This invention provides the compound, potassium 7-hydroxyamino-4, 7-dihdrobenzofuroxanide, useful as a primary explosive. The method of making the compound comprises the reaction of 4,6-dinitrobenzofuroxan with hydroxylamine in the presence of potassium bicarbonate at a temperature of 10-50 C. to produce free flowing small spherical crystals.
- Ammunition and Explosives