A New Synthesis of Fulminic Acid

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  • Fulminates, Part 1. This work was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie.

Abstract

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A safe synthesis of fulminic acid(3) has been accomplished by flash pyrolysis of the oxime (1) or (2). In contrast to earlier syntheses, this method avoids the use of highly explosive metal fulminates.

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