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Category: Chemistry Basics
Question: What chemical is used to expand air bags in such a short amount of time?
Keywords: sodium,azide,air,bag,gas,quickly,instantly
Answer: That chemical is sodium azide ( NaN3 ) which is a solid propellant that can be electrically ignited to form nitrogen gas almost instantly.