Chemical compound is a members-only quest item. It is used in the Digsite Quest to blow up bricks blocking the path below the digsite. It is used with bricks and is lit with a tinderbox. It is made by combining nitroglycerin, ammonium nitrate, ground charcoal and arcenia root (requires Herblore level 10). Making a chemical compound gives 7 Herblore experience. People with Dharok's occasionally drop this as Dharok's hits harder if the player wearing it has low health.

Warning: Dropping this item will inflict 650 damage on the player!


  • A recent update by Jagex changed the way these items work, as a continuous drop of self-damaging items can no longer lead to self-inflicted death; The player will always remain with at least 20-30 life points.
  • The colour of the potion closely resembles that of the Overload potion
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