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The AA problem makes me wonder if it it'd be possible to put it in some sort of crystal or lattice like a version of molecular packing peanuts to isolate it so that even if some of it does detonate the effects can be isolated so the whole sample isn't ruined. But I guess explosive forces when you attempt to contain them usually only make the explosion more violent.
1. Chlorine pentafluoride is a stronger oxidizing agent.
2. Azidoazide azides are a class of anions, not a single compound.
3. Thiols are analogues of alcohols where the oxygen in the hydroxyl group is replaced with sulfur. Thioacetone is not a thiol because acetone is not an alcohol, it's a ketone.
4. Fluoroantimonic acid is far from the strongest superacid, it just happens to be the most commonly used one
BIS(DIAZIDOMETHYLENE)-HYDRAZINE vs nitrogen triiodide.
Explosion risk? It'll explode whenever it feels like exploding.
Explosive properties? Well nitrogen triiodide wins because it has more brisance than AA.
So all in all, I think you went wrong on that one or should include that one alongside with AA.
Just an opinion.... There are other such explosives that will go off if you look at them wrong.
Azidoazid azid is btw the first link if you just type in "stuff i won´t work with" in google. read the article it´s a blast. no pun intended .you´ll laugh your ass off. even nonchemists will get a great laugfh out of this article
I have azidoazide disorder, I will literally explode if someone so much as whispers something negative about me anywhere in the entire universe. I shouldn't have just shared that in the YouTube comments, please be nice!
I’m disappointed though that you keep misusing the word “toxic.” Not a single one of the nasties you mentioned are toxic. They are poisonous. Plutonium, arsenic, and strychnine are not toxic.
Ricin is toxic. Botulism is toxic. Snake venom is toxic. A toxin is a poison produced by a living organism. See the difference?
Dimethyl Cadmium is really nasty stuff, but it seems completely wrong to say it is the most toxic substance gram for gram. It's lethal dosage is measured in mg. Botulinum toxin's lethal dosage is measured in just a few ng. Dimethyl Cadmium is still for sure more dangerous, though.
the AA molecule is just hilarious... I don't know why but the idea that nothing could happen and it just explodes, just because. It's the ultimate example of Moore's law.. everything you do can and will get you killed... including nothing.
#1 Should be vaccinations. No way i'm injecting my child that causes minor consequences for the health of my child so that it immune for the rest of it's diseases that can be easily prevented or otherwise lethal.
ClF3 is pretty awesome - if you put water on the fire, the water will catch fire. Throw sand on it, and the sand catches fire. But then there's FOOF, which eats ClF3 for lunch. Google "things I won't work with" to find a hilarious writeup on it.
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