Agent Name

Ammonium perrhenate

CAS Number

13598-65-7

Formula

H4-N.O4-Re

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ammonium tetraoxorhenate (VII); Rhenate (ReO41-), ammonium (1:1), (T-4)-; Rhenate (ReO41-), ammonium, (T-4)-; Rhenate (ReO41-), ammonium, (beta-4)-; [ChemIDplus] Ammonium perrhenate(VII); [Acros Organics MSDS] UN1479

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White crystals; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

The most common commercial form of rhenium; [REPROTOX]

Comments

Causes lachrymation and conjunctival irritation in acute ocular studies of rabbits; Causes flaccid paralysis, somnolence, and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] A strong oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; A severe irritant that may cause burns and permanent eye injury; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Rhenium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Oxidizing solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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