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Trinitrotoluene synthesis
« on: June 18, 2012, 08:20:19 AM »

how do you synthesize Trinitrotoluene from Benzene? is it simply a friedel crafts reaction and then the addition of nitric and sulfuric acids?
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Re: Trinitrotoluene synthesis
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2012, 08:50:56 AM »

how do you synthesize Trinitrotoluene from Benzene? is it simply a friedel crafts reaction and then the addition of nitric and sulfuric acids?

I think you will find that Forum rules preclude any discussion on the synthesis of explosive materials.
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Re: Trinitrotoluene synthesis
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2012, 09:23:37 AM »

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Re: Trinitrotoluene synthesis
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2012, 09:31:33 AM »

Im just confused about a question for class, Im not trying to actually synthesize anything.
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Re: Trinitrotoluene synthesis
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2012, 10:30:04 AM »

Discussions on the synthesis of explosives is not allowed here. Topic Closed.
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