Common Fireworks Materials

                    Oxidizing Agents

  English Name Molecular Formula
Potassium  Nitrate KNO3
Potassium  permanganate KCIO4
Potassium  Chlorate KCIO3
Potassium  Chlorate Ba(CIO3)2
Barium Nitrate Ba(NO3)2
Strontium Nitrate Sr(NO3)2
Sodium Nitrate NaNO3
Ammonium per chlorate NH4CIO4
Potassium Dichromate K2Cr2O7
Potassium permanganate KMnO4
Barium peroxide BaO2
Iron Oxides Fe3O4
Copper Oxides CuO
Lead Oxides Pb3O4

 

                           Fuels

English Name Molecular Formula
Aluminum Al
Magnesium Mg
Magnalium Mg Al
Sulfur S
Phosphor P
Antimony Trisulphide Sb2s3
Arsenic Sulphide Realgar AsS
Orpiment As2s3
English name Molecular formula
Iron Fe
Hexamine (CH2)6N4
Nitro cotton (C6H7O2(NO2)(OH)3)n
Charcoal C
Lactose (C12H24O12)
Dextrin (C6H10O5)n.H2O
Tungsten W
Nickel Ni
Molybdenum Mo
Manganese Mn
Silicon Si
Vanadium V
Chrome Cr
Zirconium Zr
Boron B
Silicon-iron Fesi
Zinc Zn
Hexachlorobenzene C6CI6

 

                       Special Effects Materials

English Name Molecular Formula
Potassium Per chlorate KCIO4
Potassium chlorate KCIO3
Potassium picrate C6H2(NO2)3OK
Gallic Acid C7H6O5.H2O
Hexachloroethane C2CI6
sulphur S
Realgar AsS
Authracene C14H10
Naphthalene C10H8
dyestufts  

 

                   Binding Agents

English name Molecular formula
PVC (CH2-CHCI-)2
Shell-lac C16H24O5
Phenolic Alde Hyde C48H42O7
Polyvingl chloride (CH2-CHOH)12
Colophony C20H30O2
Starch (C6H10O5)n
Lactose C12H24012
Dextrin (C6H10O5)N.H2O
Glutin (CH2-NH-CO)n

 

                 Catalytic Agents

English name Molecular formula
Manganese Dioxide MnO2
Boracic Acid H3BO3
Zinc Oxide ZNO
Alcohol C2H5OH
Vegetable Oil C16H26O2
Paraftin Wax  
Stearic Acid C17H35COOH

            

                        Color Producing Agents

English Name Molecular Formula
Sodium Oxalate Na2C2O4
Ultramarine Na2S2.3NaAISiO4
Cryolite-Greenland Spar Na2SiF6
Cryolite Greenland Spar Na3AIF6
Sodium Carbonate Na2CO3
Baking Soda Na2HCO3
Sodium Chloride NaCI
Sodium Nitrate NaNO3
Barium Carbonate BaCO3
Barium Nitrate Ba(NO3)2
Strontium Nitrate Sr(NO3)2
Strontium Carbonate SrCO3
Strontium Oxalate SrC2O4.H2o
Copper Acetoarsenite

(Paris Green)

(CuO)3As2O2Cu(C2H3O2)2
Copper Arsenite CuHAsQ3
Bluestone CuSO4.5H2O
Copper Cu
Basic copper carbonate Cu2(OH)2CO3
Calcium carbonate CaCO3
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