Agent Name

Potassium perrhenate

CAS Number

10466-65-6

Formula

K.O4-Re

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Potassium rhenate (KReO4); Potassium rhenium oxide (KReO4); Rhenate (ReO4(sup 1-)), potassium, (T-4)-; Perrhenic acid (HReO4), potassium salt (8CI); Perrhenic acid, potassium salt; Rhenate (ReO41-), potassium (1:1), (T-4)-; [ChemIDplus] UN1479

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White odorless crystals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes excitement and tetany in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice and rats; Causes lowered blood pressure and respiratory depression in intravenous lethal-dose studies of cats; [RTECS] An irritant; An oxidizing agent that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Rhenium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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