Agent Name

Calcium perchlorate

CAS Number

13477-36-6

Formula

Ca.2Cl-H-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Perchloric acid, calcium salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1455

Category

Perchlorates

Description

White solid; [Hawley] White to yellow solid; [CAMEO] Powder; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Fire risk on contact with organic materials; [Hawley] A strong oxidizing agent; Explosive; May cause skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; [CAMEO] An oxidizing agent that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "PERCHLORATES."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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