Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate (PETN) is an explosive compound obtained by nitration of Pentaerythritol with concentrated Nitric Acid. It is in the form of white crystalline powder insoluble in water but highly soluble in Acetone.

Brand Id : 581.

Size Code : PAB & PBD.

Product Specification

It is rarely used alone, but primarily used in booster and bursting charges of small cali- ber ammunition, in upper charges of detonators in some land mines and shells, and as the explosive core of detonation cord.PETN is the least stable of the common military explosives, but can be stored without significant deterioration for longer than nitroglyc- erin or nitrocellulose.


INDO CORD detonating cords are designed for use as trunklines and/or downlines in various mining, quarrying and construction applications.


Class & Division: Class 6 Div. 2

UN Classification: Class- 1.1D, UN No. - 0042