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Cyclic Acetone Peroxides (CAP)

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

Cyclic acetone peroxides (CAP) are a group of explosives made by mixing acetone and peroxide. The explosives are popular with terrorists but are dangerous to make and to handle. CAP is a leading cause of finger amputation in amateur chemists.

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