Agent Name

Perchloric acid-d

CAS Number

19029-50-6

Formula

Cl-D-O4

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Perchloric (2H)acid; [ChemIDplus] Deuterated perchloric acid; UN1873

Category

Oxidizers

Description

68% solution in D2O: Clear colorless liquid; Hygroscopic; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

May form explosive peroxides; An oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Perchloric acid." See "Deuterium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Perchloric acid, with more than 50% but not more than 72% acid."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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