Agent Name

Potassium perruthenate

CAS Number

10378-50-4

Formula

K.O4-Ru

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Perruthenic acid, potassium salt; Potassium ruthenium tetraoxide; Ruthenate (RuO41-), potassium (1:1), (T-4)-; [ChemIDplus] UN1479

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An oxidizing agent that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; An irritant; [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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