dinitrogen tetroxide


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dinitrogen tetroxide

[dī′nī·trə·jən te′träk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
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Free radicals Nonradicals Reactive oxygen species Superoxide, [O.sub.2.sup.*-] Hydrogen peroxide, [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] Hydroxyl, O[H.sup.*] Singlet oxygen, [O.sub.2.sup.1][DELTA]g Peroxyl, R[O.sub.2.sup.*] Organic peroxides, ROOH Alkoxyl, R[O.sup.*] Peroxynitrite, ONO[O.sup.-] Carbonate, C[O.sub.3.sup.*-] Peroxynitrous acid, ONOOH Reactive chlorine species Atomic chlorine, [Cl.sup.*] Hypochlorous acid, HOCl Chlorine gas, [Cl.sub.2] Nitryl (nitronium) chloride, N[O.sub.2]Cl Reactive nitrogen species Nitric oxide, N[O.sup.*] Nitrous acid, HN[O.sub.2] Nitrogen dioxide, Nitrosyl cation, N[O.sup.+] N[O.sub.2.sup.*] Nitroxyl anion, N[O.sup.-] Dinitrogen tetroxide, [N.sub.2][O.sub.4] Dinitrogen trioxide, [N.sub.2][O.sub.3] Peroxynitrous acid, ONOOH Alkyl peroxynitrites, ROONO
The spacecraft's mass at launch was some 13 tonnes, most of which was the propellants unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine (UDMH) and dinitrogen tetroxide (DTO).
In other words, the security plan for a company that ships five-gallon cans of paint would look significantly different than the plan for a shipper moving cylinders of dinitrogen tetroxide, a toxic gas that is also an oxidizer and a corrosive substance used in rocket fuel.