Agent Name

Silver perchlorate

CAS Number

7783-93-9

Formula

Ag.Cl-H-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Perchloric acid, silver(1+) salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1481

Category

Perchlorates

Description

Colorless deliquescent solid; [Hawley] Colorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make explosives; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin and mucous membrane irritant; [Merck Index] An oxidizing agent that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Silver." See "PERCHLORATES."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 mg/m3, as Ag (compounds)

PEL (OSHA)

0.01 mg/m3, as Ag

MAK

0.01 mg/m3, inhalable fraction (salts), as Ag

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as Ag

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Perchlorates, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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