Explosive refers to a chemical compound, mixture, device etc. that is capable of exploding. Likewise, it is a compound or mixture susceptible (by heat, shock, friction or other impulse) to a rapid chemical reaction, decomposition or combustion with the rapid generation of heat and gases with a combined volume much larger than the original substance.

"Explosive" is in the UNSPSC Code "12130000"
  Explosive materials

Ref: 123879/2006-10-01

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