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Potassium Perchlorate

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Potassium Perchlorate

CAS #

7778-74-7

SYNONYM

perchloratedepotassium; Irenal; Perchloracap; Potassium hyperchloride; Astrumal; Irenat; Potassium perchlorate; Perchloric acid, potassium salt; KM potassium perchlorate; KClO4

FORMULA

ClKO4

Product Specifications

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

138.55

EINECS

231-912-9

MELTING POINT

400 °C (dec.)

SENSITIVE

Hygroscopic

DENSITY

2.52

MERCK

14,7653

SOLUBILITY

H2O: 0.1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

WATER SOLUBILITY

17 g/L (20 ºC)

STABILITY

Stable. Strong oxidiser - contact with combustible materials may lead to fire or explosion. Incompatible with reducing agents, organic materials. Forms explosive mixtures with alcohols.

NOTES

Potassium Perchlorate uses and applications include: Explosives; pyrotechnics; flares; photography; analytical reagent; oxidizing agent in solid rocket propellants; automotive safety air bags; in closure-sealing gaskets for food containers
Suggested storage of Potassium Perchlorate: Hygroscopic

FUNCTIONS

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