CAS RN:74-95-3

Reactivities / Incompatibilities

Although apparently stable on contact, mixtures of potassium (or its alloys) with a wide range of halocarbons are shock-sensitive & may explode with great violence on light impact. Chloroethane, dichloroethane ... dibromomethane & diiodomethane are among those investigated. Sensitivity increases generally with the degree of substitution ...
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