Agent Name

Zinc perchlorate hexahydrate

CAS Number

10025-64-6

Formula

Cl2-O8.Zn.6H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Perchloric acid, zinc salt, hexahydrate; [ChemIDplus] Zinc perchlorate, hexahydrate; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN1481

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Deliquescent solid; [Merck Index] White odorless crystals; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LDLo (mouse) = 76 mg/kg; [RTECS] An oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cupric perchlorate hexahydrate." See "PERCHLORATES." See "Zinc."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.1 mg/m3(respirable fraction), 2 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction) for Zn inorg. cmpnds

Explanatory Notes

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

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