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pic·ric ac·id

(pik'rik as'id),
Agent used as an application in burns, eczema, erysipelas, and pruritus; potentially explosive in its crystallized form.
[G. pikros, bitter]

picric acid

/pic·ric ac·id/ (-rik) trinitrophenol.

picric acid

(pĭk′rĭk)
n.
A poisonous, explosive yellow crystalline solid, C6H3N3O7, used in explosives, dyes, and for etching copper.

picric acid

2,4,6 Trinitrophenol Occupational medicine A strong–pK 1.0 acid once used as a dye, an antiseptic, and fixative; when dry, it is explosive, and used in manufacturing explosives and rocket fuels; occupational exposure results in a yellowish skin

pic·ric ac·id

(pik'rik as'id)
Agent used as an application in burns, eczema, erysipelas, and pruritus.
[G. pikros, bitter]

pic·ric ac·id

(pik'rik as'id)
Agent used as an application in burns, eczema, erysipelas, and pruritus.
[G. pikros, bitter]

picric acid

a substance used as dye, tissue fixative, antiseptic, astringent and stimulant of epithelialization; it can be detonated on percussion or by heating above 570°F (300°C). Called also trinitrophenol.
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Picric acid is described in science journals as a highly sensitive explosive that can be detonated by heat, flame, shock or friction.
Picric acid is used by the department for metal etching and is relatively safe when stored as a liquid.
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The second is alkaline sodium picrate (25g sodium hydroxide, 2g picric acid and 75 mL distilled water) used at 140-212F (60-100C) for up to 30 rain (1-3 min is adequate).
Japan is likely to decide by next spring on a method to dispose of the shells, which mostly contain arsenic or picric acid, Hinata said.
Garver came to Arkansas on leave of absence to work on a picric acid plant for the munitions industry.
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Tissues were washed with alcohol to remove picric acid until the yellow tinge of fixative solution turned clear.
Picric acid Mn(NO3)24H2O Co(NO3)26H2O Cu(NO3)23H2O Zn(NO3)26H2O Pb(NO3)2 HNO3 NaNO3 CH3COOH CH3COONa dichloromethane and chloroform were purchased from Merck.
Lactose contents were determined by Picric Acid method using Spectrophotometer as described by Food Analysis Manual (Saleem and Awan 1997).