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Saturday, October 30, 2010

PETN Parcel Bombs

"...Multiple terrorist attacks, aimed at the United States were stopped by authorities on three continents. Seizure of two explosive packages, destination Chicago area synagogues..."    postal news



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More Info: What is PETN? According to Wikipedia, PETN is Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), also known as PENT, PENTA, TEN, corpent, penthrite (or — rarely and primarily in German — as nitropenta), is one of the most powerful high explosives known, with a relative effectiveness factor (R.E. factor) of 1.66. In addition to being used as a plastic explosive, it is also used as a vasodilator drug to treat certain heart conditions.


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