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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium perchlorate, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A1129636

Quantity 500g

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Catalog No. AAA1129636


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Potassium perchlorate is used in ammunition percussion caps, explosive primers, fireworks and propellants. It acts as a solid rocket propellant. It is also used as an oxidizer in colored pyrotechnic compositions and flash powder. It is used as an antithyroid and involved in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. The mixture of anthracene and sulfur with potassium perchlorate is used for generating black smoke signaling.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in acetone. Insoluble in ethanol, ethyl acetate and ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, powdered metals, strong acids and alcohols.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

7778-74-7
138.55
UN1489
Potassium perchlorate
KClO4
MFCD00011362
14,7653

Specifications

7778-74-7
138.55
UN1489
Odorless
500g
99%
KClO4
MFCD00011362
14,7653
301° to 304°C
Potassium perchlorate

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H271-H302
May cause fire or explosion
strong oxidizer.
Harmful if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P221-P283-P210-P306+P360-P371+P380+P375-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
IF ON CLOTHING: rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.
In case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area.
Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM PERCHLORATE

RTECSNumber : SC9700000

TSCA : TSCA

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