Combustion Products of Cellulose Nitrate

Let's look more closely at the combustion of cellulose nitrate. Carefully observe the products and their appearance. Do they resemble the products you have seen from the combustion of cellulose?

Cellulose Nitrate combustion
in a beaker

This is the final result of another Cellulose Nitrate combustion.

Think about how the products differ from the combustion of cellulose. What do you think they might be? What's the brownish gas that you see?

When you're ready, continue on.