Sample of picric acid, (2,4,6-trinitrophenol), late 20th century.
4 0 c m
 
29cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Sample of picric acid, (2,4,6-trinitrophenol), late 20th century.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Picric acid (C6H2(NO2)3OH) is a stong acid which is made by nitrating phenol. It is used in the preparation of explosives, and is used to dye silks and wool yellow.
 

Image Ref.

10311922
 

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas