lead azide


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lead′ az′ide

(lɛd)
n.
a highly toxic, colorless crystalline compound, Pb(N3)2, that detonates at 660°F (350°C) and is used as a detonator for explosives.
[1910–15]
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The main customers are Sasol and AEL, who use the lead azide in the manufacture of detonators for the mining industry.
The bomb was attached to a syringe containing lead azide, a chemical initiator that would have detonated the PETN explosive packed into each printer cartridge, the report said.
They also said that each bomb was attached to a syringe containing lead azide, a chemical initiator that would have detonated PETN explosives packed into each printer cartridge.
The official also said that each bomb was attached to a syringe containing lead azide, a chemical initiator that would have detonated PETN explosives packed into each computer printer toner cartridge.
The bomb also contained lead azide, which is used in detonators.
There were also traces of lead azide, which is commonly used in detonators.
The device was rigged to an electric circuit, and a mobile phone chip was hidden inside the printer, as well as the compound lead azide, which can be used in detonators.
Summary: Dubai Police specialists said the package contained the highly explosive PETN and lead azide substances
also as PETN, lead azide, an electric circle and a remote-control detonator,
The bomb also contained lead azide, an explosive compound which can be used in detonators.