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2-4-6-trinitrotoluene
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Description

Trinitrotoluene (TNT) is an explosive chemical compound used in military and industrial applications. It is a yellow, crystalline solid with a strong odor. TNT is highly toxic and can cause serious health effects if inhaled, ingested, or absorbed through the skin. Exposure to TNT can cause irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, as well as headaches, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. Long-term exposure can lead to liver and kidney damage, as well as cancer.

Associated brand names:
  ▸ TNT
  ▸ Trinitrotoluene
  ▸ Trilite
  ▸ Tritol
  ▸ Trotyl
  ▸ Yonofos

Synonyms
  • 1-methyl-2-4-6-trinitrobenzene
  • sym-trinitrotoluene
  • TNT
  • trinitrotoluene
  • trinitrotoluol
Classifications
  • explosive

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