urea nitrate


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urea nitrate

[yu̇′rē·ə ′nī‚trāt]
(organic chemistry)
CO(NH2)2·HNO3 Colorless, explosive, fire-hazardous crystals; soluble in alcohol, slightly soluble in water; decomposes at 152°C; used in explosives and to make urethane.
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According to his statement, he used potassium nitrate, yellow sulfur and urea nitrate along with charcoal and sugar placed inside the pressure cooker with shrapnel before sealing it shut.
Daimler, like other car manufacturers, uses urea nitrate liquids to neturalise nitrogen oxide emissions in exhaust fumes.
The crime scene team classified the seized items, including around 42kg of high-grade C4 and TNT; more than 757kg of urea nitrate; Kalashnikovs, pistols, ammunition and detonators; magnetic bombs and grenades; anti-personnel explosives as well as devices which can pierce armoured vehicles; vehicles used for transporting explosives; and four fragmentation bombs which can be launched through an RPG and used to destroy light armoured vehicles.
The crime scene team classified the seized items, including: * Around 42kg of high-grade C4 and TNT * More than 757kg of urea nitrate * Kalashnikovs, pistols, ammunition and detonators * Magnetic bombs and grenades * Anti-personnel explosives as well as devices which can pierce armoured vehicles * Vehicles used for transporting explosives * Four fragmentation bombs which can be launched through an RPG and used to destroy light armoured vehicles.
One document we accessed was called the Jihadist Cookbook and contained instructions on making urea nitrate - an explosive using fertilizers.
The jury heard Rehman had been stockpiling chemicals at his Radstock Road home, including at least 11.76kg of urea nitrate in three separate containers.
"Among the seizures were homemade bombs and raw bomb-making materials, including C4, TATP, Urea Nitrate, and Nitro Cellulose.
Among the seizures are homemade bombs and primary materials used in manufacturing explosive devices, including TATP, C4, Nitro Cellulose and urea nitrate, as well as live ammunition and armor-piercing explosive devices, it said.
The authorities subsequently discovered Hussein Atris, the suspect, illegally possessed a large amount of urea-based fertilizer and liquid ammonium nitrate, materials that could be used to manufacture the improvised explosive mixture urea nitrate.
Already confiscating the chemical compound, NATO-led international soldiers have repeatedly asked growers to substitute the use of ammonium nitrite with urea nitrate.
QCM can detect a number of explosives that are undetectable with ion mobility spectroscopy, such as urea nitrate and ammonium nitrate, the explosives that were used in the London and Madrid bombings, and TATP, a liquid explosive.