Does anyone know how to make flash cotton or flash paper? Easily, with no weird or dangerous chemicals?

Flash cotton and flash paper have always interested me. I would like to know how to make them.

azice8 years ago
It is definately a lower quality but here is a video of how to make it with more household like items.
HAL2.08 years ago
How about steel wool filament and a disposable camera flash mod?(high volt low currant) Similar to the old flash cubes. "I am sorry Dave, I can not do that."
lemonie8 years ago
You want paper and cotton not powder, i.e. "cellulose nitrate" / "nitrocellulose"?
Not easy to make without dangerous chemicals, but I'd suggest doing a search for those two terms.