Formula: C6H12O6Edit

Description: In pyrotechnics, Dextrose is primarily used as a fuel in Candy propellant . It does not caramelize as readily as Sucrose , and it is somewhat less hygroscopic. It can be utilized as its monohydrate or it can be desiccated into it's anhydrous form. See Nakka's rocketry page for more information.

Hazards: Dextrose is not particularly toxic or dangerous.

Sources: Dextrose is available as weightlifting dietary supplement.

Relevant linksEdit

  • Richard Nakka's experimental rocketry site
  • Inverse Engineering
  • Sugar Shot to Space