Agent Name

Lead(II) perchlorate

CAS Number

13637-76-8

Formula

Cl2-O8.Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lead perchlorate; Lead(2+) perchlorate; Lead diperchlorate; Perchloric acid, lead(2+) salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1470

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to make paints and storage batteries; [CAMEO]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; Can cause severe burns to eyes and skin; [CAMEO] See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases. See "PERCHLORATES."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood = 200 ug/L (20 ug/100 ml); sampling time not critical; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Animal

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Diseases

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