Accession Number : ADD005377

Title :   2-Fluoro-2-Nitropropanediol.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Baum,Kurt ; Berkowitz,Philip T

Report Date : 14 Aug 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A novel process is described for preparing 2-fluoro-2-nitro-3-propanediol by reacting diethyl fluronitromalonate with formaldhyde in the presence of an alkali metal hydroxide.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Propanols, *Nitrates, *Fluorine compounds, *Explosives, *Synthesis(Chemistry), Precursors, Oxetanes, Polyethers

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE