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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium perchlorate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 7778-74-7
Molecular Formula KClO4
Formula Weight 138.55
MDL Number MFCD00011362
UN Number UN1489
Merck Index 14,7653
Chemical Name or Material Potassium perchlorate
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AAA112960E SDS Alfa Aesar™
A112960E
2500g N/A N/A  
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AAA1129622 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1129622
100g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Potassium perchlorate is used in ammunition percussion caps, explosive primers, fireworks and propellants. It acts as a solid rocket propellant. It is also used as an oxidizer in colored pyrotechnic compositions and flash powder. It is used as an antithyroid and involved in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. The mixture of anthracene and sulfur with potassium perchlorate is used for generating black smoke signaling.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in acetone. Insoluble in ethanol, ethyl acetate and ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, powdered metals, strong acids and alcohols.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

7778-74-7
138.55
UN1489
Potassium perchlorate
KClO4
MFCD00011362
14,7653

Specifications

138.55
2500g
KClO4
7778-74-7
UN1489
99%
Odorless
301° to 304°C
MFCD00011362
14,7653
Potassium perchlorate

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H271-H302
May cause fire or explosion
strong oxidizer.
Harmful if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P221-P283-P210-P306+P360-P371+P380+P375-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
IF ON CLOTHING: rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.
In case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area.
Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM PERCHLORATE

RTECSNumber : SC9700000

TSCA : TSCA