Dark red prescake
Sodium picramate can react vigorously with reducing agents, including hydrides, sulfides and nitrides, leading to a detonation. Emits toxic fumes when heated to decomposition.
MAY EXPLODE AND THROW FRAGMENTS 1600 meters (1 MILE) OR MORE IF FIRE REACHES CARGO.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Manufacture of dye intermediates, organic syn-
Air & Water Reactions
Flammable. Water soluble
Dangerous fire and explosion hazard when
dry. Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption.
Poison by ingestion. A
flammable solid and explosive. When heated
to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of
NOx and Na2O. See also PICRAMIC
A yellow solid. Toxic by inhalation and skin absorption. Primary hazard is fire with either a minor blast or projection hazard or both, but no mass explosion hazard. May explode under prolonged exposure to heat.