An Unusual Explosive, Triacetonetriperoxide (TATP)

    Volume 31, Issue 3 (July 1986)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 July 1986

    Page Count: 7


    Sanchez, BL
    Criminalist, Criminalistics Laboratory, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles, CA

    Rasmussen, CA
    Criminalists/deputy sheriffs, Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, San Bernardino, CA

    Tulleners, FAJ
    Criminalist, Riverside Regional Laboratory, California Department of Justice, Riverside, CA

    Evans, HK
    Criminalists/deputy sheriffs, Regional Forensic Science Laboratory, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, San Bernardino, CA

    (Received 2 August 1985; accepted 7 October 1985)

    Abstract

    An unusual primary explosive, triacetonetriperoxide (TATP), was found along with instructions for its manufacture from commonly available ingredients. Melting point data, an infrared spectrum, and both chemical ionization and electron impact mass spectra are included.


    Paper ID: JFS11122J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11122J

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    Title An Unusual Explosive, Triacetonetriperoxide (TATP)
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30