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Re: smoke bomb
« Reply #25 on: 09/10/2006 14:11:23 »
I agree with another_someone.

It's better people knows what is dangerous. 200 grams of mercury for a smoke bomb are dangerous, first, in boiling water, because, even if mercury's boiling point is 357C, at 100C its vapour pressure is already quite high and the water vapours carries it out.

Second, the mercury is released as vapour in big amounts in the smoke bomb reaction, and to inhale those fumes could be very toxic, if not letal. For those who don't know: mercury is poisonous, especially in gaseous form.

What mostly worries me in that post is the low level of knowledge of chemistry, together with the low level of seriousness the subject was considered.
« Last Edit: 09/10/2006 14:13:28 by lightarrow »

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Re: smoke bomb
« Reply #26 on: 09/10/2006 14:38:35 »
Thank you Alberto it worried me greatly as I like to be able to have reliable information on hese things as I like to use some of this knowledge on the forum for demonstrations and experiments for my kids in the preschool.. grant ed, I have to use the most basic of information as the children are very young.. But I would at least appreciate safe accurate build upon.. I appreciate your input!


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Re: smoke bomb
« Reply #27 on: 11/10/2006 01:14:27 »
Originally posted by kempy07

ha u bunch of fannys!dont even know how to make a smoke bomb

50g Sulfur
200g of water
12g of Nitrate
15g Magnesium
200g of Mecury

How to make it!
Put the water in a tub and boil it til it bubbles!
Then add the nitrate until it dissolves
then add mercury
to finish it off at the sulfur and magnesium at the same time
u then put the lid on the tub and open it where u want it to b let off
but what it has a hazard of expoldin and making a large bang sound!

Well done you are so smart. You have the amazing talent of being able to type "Smoke bomb ingredients" into google. Wow you are my hero. I wish I was as intelligent and savvy as you. Wow.

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