They deflagrate when sprinkled on fused nitre, forming carbonate of potash.
The matches tipped with it deflagrate with a snapping noise.
They deflagrate like the chlorates when heated with combustibles.
Like the nitrates, they deflagrate with inflammable substances, but with greater facility and violence.
Another portion of the residue should deflagrate when saturated with an alkali and projected upon live coals.