O Acronyms and Abbreviations


AN

Ammonium nitrate

ANFO

Ammonium nitrate/fuel oil

ATF

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Bureau of


C-4

Explosive mixture of RDX and a plasticizer

CAN

Calcium ammonium nitrate

CDTA

Chemical Diversion and Trafficking Act

CMA

Chemical Manufacturers Association

CWC

Chemical Weapons Convention


DDNP

Diazodinitrophenol

DEA

Drug Enforcement Agency

DMNB

2,3-Dimethyl-2,3-dinitrobutane

DNT

Dinitrotoluene


EGDN

Ethylene glycol dinitrate


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation


HMX

1,3,5,7-Tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetraazacyclooctane


ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

IMS

Ion mobility spectrometry



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Containing the Threat from Illegal Bombings: An Integrated National Strategy for Marking, Tagging, Rendering Inert, and Licensing Explosives and Their Precursors O Acronyms and Abbreviations AN Ammonium nitrate ANFO Ammonium nitrate/fuel oil ATF Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Bureau of C-4 Explosive mixture of RDX and a plasticizer CAN Calcium ammonium nitrate CDTA Chemical Diversion and Trafficking Act CMA Chemical Manufacturers Association CWC Chemical Weapons Convention DDNP Diazodinitrophenol DEA Drug Enforcement Agency DMNB 2,3-Dimethyl-2,3-dinitrobutane DNT Dinitrotoluene EGDN Ethylene glycol dinitrate FAA Federal Aviation Administration FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation HMX 1,3,5,7-Tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetraazacyclooctane ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization IMS Ion mobility spectrometry

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Containing the Threat from Illegal Bombings: An Integrated National Strategy for Marking, Tagging, Rendering Inert, and Licensing Explosives and Their Precursors 3M Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing (Company) MNT Mononitrotoluene NC Nitrocellulose NG Nitroglycerine NQ Nitroguanidine ODNC 1-Oxa-3,5-dinitro-3,5-triazacyclohexane OTA Office of Technology Assessment PEL Permissible exposure limit PETN Pentaerythritol tetranitrate PMT Photomultiplier tube RDX 1,3,5-Trinitro-1,3,5-triazacyclohexane SRS Scientific Research Service (Switzerland) TATP Triacetone triperoxide TNT 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene USGS U.S. Geological Survey UV Ultraviolet