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SPECIAL REPORT: Explosives for Sale, No ID Required

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BELL BUCKLE, Tenn. - Any explosion can potentially cause damage, destruction and injury. We found one explosive on the market with so little regulation even a kid can buy it with no ID and no questions asked. These exploding targets are sold under lots of brand names, but Tannerite is the most popular. It's sold as an exploding target for rifle practice. You can buy a canister, mix the ingredients, shake it up, shoot and it explodes. Tonight we take a look at why you should be concerned. The clips are all over YouTube. People using explosives to create dramatic mushroom clouds, even blow up vehicles.

The most popular brand of exploding target is Tannerite. The product consists of 2 stable powders. When combined they produce an explosive. It takes a high velocity weapon like a rifle to cause detonation.

Here you're seeing what happens when a commercially manufactured binary explosive like Tannerite is used. We're also showing you what happens when you use a homemade version of the same type of product. Domestic terrorist attacks like the Boston bombing explain why this is a growing concern for the ATF.

We spoke by Skype to Tannerite spokesperson Dena Woerner, who downplays Tannerite's dangers. Since the ingredients in Tannerite are not explosive until they're combined, the product is not regulated by the ATF.

State Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) is a physician and healthcare administrator. Before private practice he was a decorated combat medic in the Army. His concern is that exploding targets can be purchased without age restrictions. Exploding targets give you big bang for your buck, but like any product, when misused or altered, the results can be dangerous and unpredictable.

It's advice not everyone is taking. While exploding targets can legally be sold without a license, some cities around the country have passed laws regulating its use.

We also found that some retailers have their own policy of not selling the product to anyone under age 18.

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