Astrumal; Irenal; Irenat; Perchloric acid, potassium salt (1:1); Peroidin; Potassium hyperchloride; KClO4; Spectrex Fire Extinguishant Formulation A; [ChemIDplus]
Colorless crystals or white crystalline solid that absorbs moisture from the air; [CHEMINFO]
Used in explosives, fireworks, rocket propellants, life-support systems for generating oxygen, and photography; Used as an oxidizing agent and laboratory reagent; [CHEMINFO] Used to make airbags for automobiles; [Luttrell, p. 132]
Concentrated solutions are probably not irritating to the skin; May induce methemoglobinemia after ingestion; A strong oxidizer that is explosive when mixed with combustible materials releasing toxic gases including chlorine and hydrogen chloride; [CHEMINFO] Decomposes on heating to produce chlorine and chloroxides; [ICSC] See "PERCHLORATES."
2.07E-16 mm Hg
MetHgb is secondary toxic effect
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: