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Substance Name: Cyclonite
RN: 121-82-4
UNII: W91SSV5831
InChIKey: XTFIVUDBNACUBN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Explosive & convulsant.

Molecular Formula

  • C3-H6-N6-O6

Molecular Weight

  • 222.116
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Explosive Agents
  • Human Data
  • Pesticides
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Rodenticides

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 92
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 96
  • TWA 0.5 mg/m3; skin; Not classifiable as a human carcinogen

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cyclonite

Synonyms

  • 1,3,5-Triaza-1,3,5-trinitrocyclohexane
  • 1,3,5-Triazine, hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-
  • 1,3,5-Trinitro-1,3,5-triazacyclohexane
  • 1,3,5-Trinitrohexahydro-1,3,5-triazine
  • 1,3,5-Trinitrohexahydro-s-triazine
  • 1,3,5-Trinitroperhydro-1,3,5-triazine
  • 4-26-00-00022 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • A 3 (explosive)
  • BRN 0288466
  • CCRIS 9287
  • CH 6 (explosive)
  • CX 84A
  • Cyclonite
  • Cyclotrimethylenenitramine
  • Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine
  • Cyklonit
  • Cyklonit [Czech]
  • EC 204-500-1
  • EINECS 204-500-1
  • Esaidro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazina
  • Esaidro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazina [Italian]
  • Geksogen
  • Giekfol
  • Heksogen
  • Heksogen [Polish]
  • Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazin
  • Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazin [German]
  • Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine
  • Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-s-triazine
  • Hexogeen
  • Hexogeen [Dutch]
  • Hexogen
  • Hexogen (Explosive)
  • Hexogen 5W
  • Hexolite
  • HSDB 2079
  • KHP 281
  • NSC 312447
  • PBX (af) 108
  • Pbx(AF) 108
  • PBXW 108(E)
  • PE 4
  • RDX
  • Research Development Explosive
  • Royal Demolition eXplosive
  • sym-Trimethylene trinitramine
  • Trimethyleentrinitramine
  • Trimethyleentrinitramine [Dutch]
  • Trimethylenetrinitramine
  • Trinitrocyclotrimethylene triamine
  • Trinitrotrimethylenetriamine
  • UNII-W91SSV5831

Systematic Names

  • 1,3,5-Triazine, hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-
  • Perhydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine
  • s-Triazine, hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-

Superlist Names

  • 1,3,5-Triazine, hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-
  • Cyclonite
  • Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine (RDX)
  • Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine, desensitized or cyclonite, desensitized or hexogen, desensitized or RDX, desensitized
  • Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine, desensitized or cyclonite, desensitized or hexogen, desensitized or RDX, desensitized [UN0483] [Explosive 1.1D]
  • Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine, wetted or cyclonite, wetted or hexogen, wetted or RDX, wetted with not < 15% water, by mass
  • Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine, wetted or cyclonite, wetted or hexogen, wetted or RDX, wetted with not <15% water by mass
  • Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine, wetted or cyclonite, wetted or hexogen, wetted or RDX, wetted with not <15% water by mass [UN0072] [Explosive 1.1D]
  • Hexolite, dry or wetted with < 15% water, by mass
  • s-Triazine, hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-
  • UN0072
  • UN0391
  • UN0483

Mixture Names

  • C 4
  • C-4
  • C4

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 121-82-4

FDA UNII

  • W91SSV5831

Other Registry Numbers

  • 204655-61-8
  • 50579-23-2
  • 53800-53-6
  • 57608-45-4
  • 82030-42-0

System Generated Number

  • 0000121824

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C3H6N6O6/c10-7(11)4-1-5(8(12)13)3-6(2-4)9(14)15/h1-3H2

InChIKey

XTFIVUDBNACUBN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

N1(CN(CN(C1)[N+](=O)[O-])[N+](=O)[O-])[N+](=O)[O-]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LDLo oral 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   Farmakologiya i Toksikologiya Vol. 7, Pg. 43, 1944.
child TDLo oral 85mg/kg (85mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Journal of Toxicology, Clinical Toxicology. Vol. 24, Pg. 305, 1986.
guinea pig LD50 intravenous 25mg/kg (25mg/kg)   U.S. Army, Edgewood Arsenal Technical Report. Vol. EB-TR-73040,
mouse LD50 intravenous 19mg/kg (19mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
U.S. Army, Edgewood Arsenal Technical Report. Vol. EB-TR-73040,
mouse LD50 oral 59mg/kg (59mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
National Technical Information Service. Vol. AD-A092-531,
rabbit LDLo oral 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   Farmakologiya i Toksikologiya Vol. 7, Pg. 43, 1944.
rat LD50 oral 100mg/kg (100mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 39, Pg. 531, 1977.
rat LDLo intraperitoneal 10mg/kg (10mg/kg)   U.S. Army, Edgewood Arsenal Technical Report. Vol. EB-TR-73040,
rat LDLo intravenous 18mg/kg (18mg/kg)   U.S. Army, Edgewood Arsenal Technical Report. Vol. EB-TR-73040,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 205.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.87 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 59.7 mg/L 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 6.32E-08 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.46E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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