Agent Name

Cupric perchlorate

CAS Number

13770-18-8

Formula

Cl-H-O4.1/2Cu

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Copper(II) perchlorate; Copper diperchlorate; Perchloric acid, copper(2+) salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Perchlorates

Description

Pale green hygroscopic solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a catalyst and in copper electrodeposition; [Merck Index]

Comments

Hexahydrate: An oxidizing agent that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Copper." See "PERCHLORATES."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

1 mg/m3, as Cu

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Cu

MAK

0.01 mg/m3, respirable fraction (Cu, inorganic cmpnds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

100 mg/m3, as Cu

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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