What is Nitroglycerin?

Nitroglycerin, also called glyceryl trinitrate, a powerful explosive and an important ingredient of most forms of dynamite.


Highly explosive, used in the production of dynamite and other explosives. It is also used with nitrocellulose in some propellants, especially for rockets and missiles, and it is employed as a vasodilator in the easing of cardiac pain.

Sources & Potential Exposure

Exposure Routes include inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact. An acute hazardous waste when a discarded commercial chemical product or manufacturing chemical intermediate or an off-specification commercial chemical product or a manufacturing chemical intermediate.

Federal Regulations

No evidence listed of human carcinogenicity

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