A chemical device with a chemical that can be used to dissolve and release toxins from an explosive can be safely transported from a bomb to an appliance, according to researchers at Purdue University.
The device, called a deuterium-tetrafluorophosphate, was used to disinfect a bomb in a laboratory in January and can be transported from the device to a bomb’s container and back again, according a news release from Purdue.
The study was published online this week in the journal Science Advances.
The deuterated tetrafluoroethylene (D-TFE) can be added to a liquid to dissolve, release, or remove toxic substances from an explosion or a bomb.
“When we inject D-TFEs into an explosive, we don’t need to worry about a high degree of reaction.
There is just one step,” said the study’s lead author, Roberta Hagerty, a professor of electrical engineering and materials science at Purdue.
“Once the D-TEFEs dissolve and are released from the explosive, they can be easily transported to a container and stored there, making it easy to transport, and it’s safer than injecting a bomb with a volatile agent.”
The team’s method was designed to dissolve the chemical Teflon or Boric acid, which can be a potential explosive byproduct.
They added D-Teflon to a mixture of D-FOEs, a liquid that can hold the DTEFs, and then added the Boric acids.
They then mixed in a second, slightly less volatile D-TPEs, which the researchers say were easier to mix in.
When the mixture was diluted to 0.2 percent, it dissolved to a pure Teflonic acid.
D-TMFE is also used as a paint thinner, and can also be used as an adhesive.
The researchers found that when the mixture is diluted to 2.5 percent, the mixture can be re-absorbed and the DTFEs dissolve back to normal.
When diluted to 4.5 to 6 percent, they are able to release more toxic substances.
This is what happened to the bomb in New York City, where one of the explosions caused the collapse of the Empire State Building.
The authors say the deuterates can be released in large quantities from the bomb.
This method is easy to administer and can release D-TRFEs in large amounts without damaging the bomb, which is a potential danger to the occupants, the researchers said.
The chemical’s toxicity can be reduced by mixing in less toxic compounds.
For example, the scientists added potassium permanganate to the mixture to remove the toxic chemical Tetrachloroethylene, which they say is a possible explosive by-product.
Other studies have found that potassium permangates can also release DTFE.
The team says their technique is also a potential replacement for explosives, which are extremely toxic.
A previous study from Purdue found that it could be used in small, handheld devices to release the chemical in the event of an explosion.
This latest study uses a larger device that can deliver the chemicals safely from the devices to the container, the release to a home appliance, and to a non-explosive environment.
The method could be applied to many different types of explosives, including explosives that can’t be easily separated, such as explosives that are not explosive but that are still toxic to human beings.
The Purdue researchers say that their technique could also be adapted to other chemical explosions, such a natural gas explosion.
It also could be possible to remove some of the toxicity from these types of explosions by using different methods.
“If you have a small device that is capable of releasing toxic chemicals in a relatively small amount, this could be a useful approach to prevent toxic effects from being released,” Hagerity said.
This story was updated with a quote from Purdue University and a photo.