Preparation of tetranitronoradamantane.

Treatment of 3,7-dinitro-9-(hydroxyamino)noradamantane with O3 gave 3,7,9-trinitronoradamantane which in MeOH was treated with NaOH followed by K3Fe(CN)6, NaNO2 and H2O to give after workup, title compd. (I). I is useful in the field of explosives.

Author: Walter W. Zajac
Format: Patent
Published: 1993
Patent Number: 5189228
Location of Patent Registration: U.S.
Application Date: 06/29/1992