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Potassium perchlorate

Potassium perchlorate
Potassium perchlorate
Chemical Name:
Potassium perchlorate
KClO4;Irenat;Irenal;ON-1489;Astrumal;Periodin;Peroidin;Perchloracap;Kaliumperchlorat;Potassium perchlorat
Molecular Formula:
Formula Weight:
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Potassium perchlorate Properties

Melting point:
400 °C (dec.)(lit.)
storage temp. 
Store at +5°C to +30°C.
H2O: 0.1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
Clear colorless to slightly yellow
5.0 (10g/l, H2O, 25℃)
Water Solubility 
17 g/L (20 ºC)
Stable. Strong oxidiser - contact with combustible materials may lead to fire or explosion. Incompatible with reducing agents, organic materials. Forms explosive mixtures with alcohols.
CAS DataBase Reference
7778-74-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
Potassium perchlorate(7778-74-7)
EPA Substance Registry System
Perchloric acid, potassium salt(7778-74-7)
  • Risk and Safety Statements
  • Hazard and Precautionary Statements (GHS)
Hazard Codes  O,Xn
Risk Statements  9-22
Safety Statements  13-22-27
RIDADR  UN 1489 5.1/PG 2
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  SC9700000
HazardClass  5.1
PackingGroup  II
Hazardous Substances Data 7778-74-7(Hazardous Substances Data)
Signal word: Danger
Hazard statements:
Code Hazard statements Hazard class Category Signal word Pictogram P-Codes
H271 May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidiser Oxidising liquids;Oxidising solids Category 1 Danger P210, P220, P221, P280, P283,P306+P360, P371+P380+P375,P370+P378, P501
H302 Harmful if swallowed Acute toxicity,oral Category 4 Warning P264, P270, P301+P312, P330, P501
Precautionary statements:
P220 Keep/Store away from clothing/…/combustible materials.
P221 Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles/…
P283 Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing.
P306+P360 IF ON CLOTHING: Rinse Immediately contaminated CLOTHING and SKIN with plenty of water before removing clothes.
P371+P380+P375 in case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.

Potassium perchlorate price More Price(12)

Manufacturer Product number Product description CAS number Packaging Price Updated Buy
Sigma-Aldrich 1.05076 Potassium perchlorate 7778-74-7 1EA $94 2017-11-08 Buy
Sigma-Aldrich 1.05076 Potassium perchlorate 7778-74-7 2EA $235 2017-11-08 Buy
Alfa Aesar 11630 Potassium perchlorate, anhydrous, ACS, 99.0-100.5% 7778-74-7 500g $109 2017-11-08 Buy
Alfa Aesar 11630 Potassium perchlorate, anhydrous, ACS, 99.0-100.5% 7778-74-7 100g $35.4 2017-11-08 Buy
Strem Chemicals 93-1935 Potassium perchlorate, 99% 7778-74-7 100g $22 2017-11-27 Buy

Potassium perchlorate Chemical Properties,Uses,Production

Chemical Properties

colourless crystals or white powder


In explosives, pyrotechnics and photography, in analytical chemistry.

General Description

A white crystalline solid. Forms explosive mixtures wilh certain combustible materials. Difficult to burn, but will accelerate burning of combustible materials. Prolonged exposure to fire or heat may result in an explosion. Used in explosives, pyrotechnics, photography.

Air & Water Reactions

Slight solubility in water (7.55 mg /mL of cold water).

Reactivity Profile

Potassium perchlorate is a strong oxidizing agent. Explosively decomposes at or over 400°C. Decomposed by organic matter (reducible material) and on concussion [Merck 11th ed. 1989]. Mixture with powdered magnesium is a friction-sensitive explosive [Safety Eng. Reports 1947]. Incompatible with reducing agents, such as: metal powders aluminum, titanium, barium, magnesium, nickel, and various metal hydrides, sulfur.

Health Hazard

Inhalation, ingestion or contact (skin, eyes) with vapors or substance may cause severe injury, burns or death. Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases. Runoff from fire control or dilution water may cause pollution.

Fire Hazard

These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire. Some may decompose explosively when heated or involved in a fire. May explode from heat or contamination. Some will react explosively with hydrocarbons (fuels). May ignite combustibles (wood, paper, oil, clothing, etc.). Containers may explode when heated. Runoff may create fire or explosion hazard.

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