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What does RP stand for?

RP stands for Red Phosphorous

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The MK 25 is an ammunition item which contains a mixture of red phosphorous pyrotechnic composition and other combustible materials that burn in excess of 1,000[degrees].
Homes once used as meth labs are permeated in the cooking process with drain cleanser, gasoline, liquid ammonia fertilizer, lye, red phosphorous, toluene, sulfuric acid, hydrochloric acid, and xylene, which extract meth-amphetamine from diet tablets and OTC cold medicines.
According to Rhodia, its flame resistance is about equal to that of brominated FR compounds, while its mechanical performance compares to that of red phosphorous compounds.
Officers responding to reports of an open door at the shop Sunday night discovered chemicals such as red phosphorous and Sudafed, which are typically used in producing the drug, said West Valley Narcotics Detective Richard Gutierrez.