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Inadvertent synthesis of triacetone triperoxide (TATP)

Via C&EN’s letters to the editor this week, some 1970s-era safety...

Report on U Hawaii explosion delayed until late May

From the University of Hawaii regarding the March explosion that caused a...

For polycoordinated iodine species, use triflate as a counterion

An inquiry from a reader got me to look up these two safety letters from...

“We felt the explosion rattle the floor and walls eight floors up…”

We’ve had a lot of comments at C&EN about my story, “Spark...

U Hawaii story now has photos

Just a quick FYI to Safety Zone readers to note that my U Hawaii story from...

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