Nitrocellulose

CAS #
9004-70-0
Synonym
Cellulose nitrate, flash paper; nitrocotton; gun cotton; pyroxylin

Used as a propellant or low-order explosive; used for immobilizing nucleic acids and proteins in molecular biology; used as a carrier of topical medications; used to make magician’s flash paper; used in pregnancy tests; used in radon tests for alpha track etches; main ingredient of modern gunpowder.

Hazard Class
1.1D
UN Number
0340
Packing Group
II
Import Duty
9902.25.56