Agent Name

Barium perchlorate

CAS Number

13465-95-7

Formula

Cl2-O8.Ba

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Barium diperchlorate; Perchloric acid, barium salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1447

Category

Perchlorates

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] White powder; [MSDSonline] Solubility--no data found;

Sources/Uses

Used in chemical analyses; [Merck Index] Used to make explosives; [Hawley]

Comments

Fire and explosion risk on contact with organic materials; Toxic by ingestion; [Hawley] A strong oxidizing agent; Explosive; A skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] A skin and eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An oxidizing agent that may explode on contact with combustible materials; An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Barium." See "PERCHLORATES."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Ba

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Ba

MAK

0.5 mg/m3, as Ba, inhalable fraction(soluble compds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

50 mg/m3, as Ba

Adverse Effects
Nephrotoxin

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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