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Azides

Azides are highly explosive. 

A measure of safety is the "6 heavy atom rule."
For every azide group, there must be at least 6 heavy atoms (carbon or higher.)
Sharpless et. al., Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 40, (2001), 2004–2021
Synth. Commun., 19, (1989), 3283–3287.
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