Agent Name

Manganese(II) perchlorate hexahydrate

CAS Number

15364-94-0

Formula

Cl2-O8.Mn.6H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Manganese perchlorate hexahydrate; Perchloric acid, manganese(2+) salt, hexahydrate; [ChemIDplus] UN1481

Category

Manganese Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Faintly violet hygroscopic crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (rat) = 410 mg/kg; [RTECS] An oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; An irritant; Targets the nerves and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "PERCHLORATES." See "Manganese" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction), 0.1 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction)

PEL (OSHA)

Ceiling(OSHA)=5 mg/m3, as Mn

MAK

0.2 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction), 0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction)

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

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Diseases

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