Agent Name

Calcium perchlorate tetrahydrate

CAS Number

15627-86-8

Formula

Ca.2Cl-H-O4.4H2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

UN1455

Category

Perchlorates

Description

Odorless hygroscopic solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An oxidizing agent; An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "PERCHLORATES."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Calcium perchlorate."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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