Agent Name

Zinc chlorate

CAS Number

10361-95-2

Formula

Cl-H-O3.1/2Zn

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Chloric acid, zinc salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1513

Category

Other Inorganic Compounds

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB] Tetrahydrate: Deliquescent; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as catalyst and to make adhesives and dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

Tetrahydrate: A strong oxidizer; Poses dangerous fire hazard in contact with organic substances; [Hawley] A strong oxidizing agent; May form flammable or explosive mixtures with combustible substances; [CAMEO] See "CHLORATES."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

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

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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