Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2002 16:20:02 -0500 (EST)
Author: John Mocko
Subject: RE: Touch paper
Oh.....I should add....magician's flash paper is not pressure sensitive
like what's described below. I agree with Dr. Stein about the danger he
On Mon, 4 Nov 2002, Fred Stein wrote:
> If this is nitrogen tri-iodide, it is very dangerous.
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> I would be interested in the formula for touch paper as you describe it.
> An old Chem.. Prof. here used to make what he called tickle paper which
> exploded with the slightest abrasion (very dangerous I thought at the
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> Hello everyone:
> I just found an old stash of Cenco Touch Paper, No. 77595. A quick check of
> a catalog says it is a good source of smoke that doesn't require burning.
> Ideal for our Gas Convection Apparatus(77590) and similar experiments. How
> is this used and how dangerous is it to store? Thanks for any advice.
> Tim Cook
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