airbag info.bmp

Read the link above and consider the comments below. You will need to answer the "thinking critically" questions in your electronic report.

The chemical reactions happening in the air bag (not balanced) are: NaN3 --> Na + N2

Na + KNO3 --> N2 + K2O + Na2O

To find out the consequences of excess KNO3, you might want to research the properties of this chemical. It might be easier to use the NAME for it than to use the formula in your search.