The Dangerous Properties and Practical Uses of the ‘Nope’ Chemical Chlorine Trifluoride

Today I Found Out host Simon Whistler explained the dangerous properties and practical uses of the “nope” chemical chlorine trifluoride. The chemical is so reactive that it burns glass, explodes when it comes in contact with water, and can even burn asbestos.

First discovered back in the 1930s, chlorine trifluoride is a rather curious chemical that easily reacts, sometimes explosively, with just about every known substance on Earth.