Agent Name

Perrhenic acid

CAS Number

13768-11-1

Formula

H.O4-Re

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Hydrogen tetraoxorhenate (VII); Rhenate (ReO41-), hydrogen (1:1), (T-4)-; Rhenate (ReO41-), hydrogen, (T-4)-; [ChemIDplus] UN3264

Category

Acids, Inorganic

Description

75-80% Aqueous solution: Colorless or yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make catalysts; Also used to make x-ray targets; [Wikipedia]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Rhenium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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