TETRYL


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AcronymDefinition
TETRYL2, 4, 6, Trinitrophenylmethyinitramine (Explosive)
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Tetryl is a compound used as a booster to help detonate explosive charges.
A summary of the closed hearing posted on the judiciarys website Saturday said both TNT and tetryl - a chemical that boosts the power of explosives - were found on his cell phone and documents at the embassy, and that a police search of his room later found the same chemicals on his clothes, a suitcase and a computer bag.
The nearby explosives factory made TNT, tetryl and ammonium nitrate, and employed 3,000 people in 1942.
These included ethylene glycol dinitrate (EGDN), trinitroglycerin (NG), 2,4-dinitrotoluene (DNT), 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT), pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), hexahydro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX), methyl-2,4,6-trinitrophenyl-nitramine (tetryl), and 1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazacyclooctane (HMX).
According to Sa'af, police investigators also found the components of TETNHNX and tetryl, possible detonator materials, on the rear lamp of a motorcycle parked not far from the blast scene.
Combat mines typically contain the explosives RDX, TNT and Tetryl. "If you can detect those three explosives, you can detect most of the others," said Garroway.