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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 15:20
Whats the most dangerous chemical you've ever synthesized?


Question speaks for itself, or you could tell me the most dangerous synthesis you've ever performed, that would be interesting...

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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 15:24


Jennifer sounds like a feminine name to me, but that may be just me.

I made chloropicrin, hydrogen azide, organophosphates for the worst, but I also made many other quite dangerous chemicals.




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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 15:25


I just started doing experiments so the most dangerous chemical was probably iodine....



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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 15:27


Yes, it's because I'm a lady. Wow, was it scary?
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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 15:35


Hard to say. Worked with some scary stuff, but it ain't the snakes that you can see....that actually bite you.

There are many known hazards, but there are many more unknown hazards.

Who would suspect that the common Castor Bean, has real bad stuff in it? Most likely, some poor chemist found that out, the hard way.

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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 15:41


Aah yes, Ricin, very scary stuff indeed, but out of all poisons the V-series of nerve agents scare me the most
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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 15:50


I got nothing against lady, it is just uncommon to see one doing chem, at least there is not many on the boards.



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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 15:53


Probably nitrogen triiodide, or dinitrochlorobenzene.



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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 16:21


Haha, I know you didn't mean anything wrong by it, alot of girls don't have an interest for this kind of stuff.



And really? Nitrogen Triiodide, sounds nerve racking, did you ever (almost) mess up or have any spills?
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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 16:28


Quote: Originally posted by Hey There  
Haha, I know you didn't mean anything wrong by it, alot of girls don't have an interest for this kind of stuff.



And really? Nitrogen Triiodide, sounds nerve racking, did you ever (almost) mess up or have any spills?


No- it was a small scale prep- I just wanted to be able to make a bang for some students I was giving a demonstration to.




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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 16:55


H2Se and SbH3 (along with LiSbH2) are the worst I'd have to say although H2S and iodoacetone where bad because they're really annoying (bad smell for H2S and teary vision accompanied by some pain for the iodoacetone). Also I'm freaked out by chronic poisons (although I am a bit paranoid:P) so lead salts are kinda scary for me.
EDIT: oh yeah and Mn2O7

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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 16:56


Hydrogen azide was quite scary.. But I managed to only make the forum member scared as shit. I'm still alright.



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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 17:27


Fuming nitric acid was pretty interesting. Like a red demon in the flask. Bromine would be 100x more satanic looking. White powders are kind of boring even if you know its dangerous.



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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 17:49


I made some bromine the day, nitrogen triiodide is fun, Diiodine hexachloride is scary, disulfur dichloride, sulfur dichloride, ect, I have all done these recently. Trying to think of some more....



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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 17:56


(CH<sub>3</sub>;)<sub>2</sub>Zn, CH<sub>2</sub>CHNCO, CH<sub>3</sub>NCO, (CH<sub>3</sub>CH<sub>2</sub>;)<sub>2</sub>NSF<sub>3</sub> These were the best of the baddies



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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 19:59


I made diazomethane a few times, but used it in situ.



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[*] posted on 20-3-2014 at 22:29


NSA ALERT!

But on the side note if you aren't a cop (0.15% chance) a lady who is aroused by danger is quite sexy.
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[*] posted on 21-3-2014 at 06:42


What the bloody fuck are you talking about, GoldGuy?
You and people like you are the ones scaring away all the women interested in chemistry.
Just answer the question, or say nothing.

Quote: Originally posted by plante1999  
I got nothing against lady, it is just uncommon to see one doing chem, at least there is not many on the boards.

This statement shouldn't exist, yet because of people like you, it does. (And the fact that chemists tend to be less socially secure.)

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Quote: Originally posted by Zyklonb  
What the bloody fuck are you talking about, GoldGuy?
You and people like you are the ones scaring away all the women interested in chemistry.
Just answer the question, or say nothing.


Exactly. I've been on other message boards where there isn't a single female member who will admit to being female, simply because of attitudes like this.




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[*] posted on 21-3-2014 at 09:49


People, keep it on topic.

Lots of things. Azidotetrazole, silver fulminate, anhydrous HN3, distilled primary explosives, H2Se, phosgene, NI3, hydrazine

edit: oh and pure Mn2O7.

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[*] posted on 21-3-2014 at 10:08


6 molar nitric acid. I don't have access to anything more dangerous. I have produced chlorine and nitrogen dioxide in situ, but that's about dangerous as it gets.
The most dangerous mixture I've worked with is Mg/copper sulfate flash powder.




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[*] posted on 21-3-2014 at 10:38


Piranha solution is not something I commonly use and it's nothing too complex to produce (homogenous mixture of H2O2 and H2SO4) but if it comes in contact with organic solvents you have an explosion waiting to happen. I use 35% H2O2 and 98% H2SO4 so if I had an explosion I would be in a world of hurt. At times it's a necessary evil. White phosphorus was another terrifying one. Pretty easy to contain but one little mistake and it could be lights out or a trip to the hospital.



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[*] posted on 21-3-2014 at 11:30


I'm most likely not the only one (aka anyone who's seen his site) thinking this but I wonder what woelen will have for his list:D.


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[*] posted on 21-3-2014 at 12:23


I personally wasn't doing it but was watching. A diazomethane generator in operation.
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[*] posted on 21-3-2014 at 12:40


Ammonium metavanadate and sodium nitroferricyanide.
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