Agent Name

Strontium chlorate

CAS Number

7791-10-8

Formula

Cl-H-O3.1/2Sr

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Chloric acid, strontium salt; UN1506; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Inorganic Oxidizing Agents

Description

Colorless to white crystals; Releases oxygen when heated to 120 degrees C; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to manufacture pyrotechnics, tracer bullets, and other signals (red fire); [HSDB]

Comments

Adverse effects from poisoning by ingestion can include methemoglobinemia, CNS depression, and kidney injury. [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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