Agent Name

Potassium peroxymonosulfate sulfate

CAS Number

37222-66-5

Formula

H2-O5-S.H2-O4-S.H2-O4-S.4K

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Potassium caroate; Peroxymonosulfuric acid, monopotassium salt, mixt. With dipotassium sulfate and potasssium hydrogen sulfate; Monopotassium peroxymonosulfate, mixt. With K2SO4 and KHSO4; [ChemIDplus] OXONE monopersulfate compound; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3084

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

White odorless solid; [Reference #1] White fine crystals and fragments; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a broad spectrum disinfectant and air sanitizer for indoor food processing and egg handling premises and commercial/residential air treatment; Used in combination with aqueous sodium chloride forming hypochlorous acid; [Reference #1]

Comments

Causes burns; Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; [Reference #1] A strong oxidizer that may cause fire or explosion; Causes burns; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,000 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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