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Tell me the requirements and procedure for producing black smoke using chemical reactions.

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  • $\begingroup$ is it a theoretical question or practical one? If second, what is the situation we are talking about? $\endgroup$ – permeakra Feb 8 '15 at 11:24
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When ignited, mixtures of potassium chlorate, charcoal and anthracene (or naphthalene) produce black smoke.

However, note that milling and grinding dry mixtures of potassium chlorate and charcoal is a well-known method to cause an explosion and severely harm or kill yourself!

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