Nitrocellulose

Synonyms: Cellulose nitrate, flash paper; nitrocotton; gun cotton; pyroxylin
Transport Information
Hazard Class
UN Number
Packing Group
1.1D
0340
II
CAS Number
9004-70-0
Import Duty
9902.25.56

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.