Cesium perchlorate

Formula
ClCsO4
Structure
Description
White orthorhombic crystals, hygroscopic

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13454-84-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
236-643-0
UN (DOT)
1481
Beilstein/Gmelin
58948 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
ClCsO4
Formula mass
232.35
Density
3.32 g/cm3
Solubility in water
0.06 g/L (25 C)
Refractive index
1.4887
Dielectric constant
6.65 (25 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Keep away from combustible materials. Avoid contact unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.
Stability
Unstalbe. Shock sensitive.
Incompatibilities
Olefins, ethanol, SrH2, S, H2 SO4, Mg, Al, carbonaceous materials, Benzene, CaH2, charcoal, finely divided metals, reducing materials.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Use water. Do not use dry chemicals or foams. carbon dioxide or Halon may provide limited control. Large Fires: Flood fire area with water from a distance.
Fire potential
These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire.
Hazards
May explode from heat or contamination. May react explosively with hydrocarbons (fuels). May ignite combustibles.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
 
Special
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Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Ingestion may cause severe injury, burns, or death.
   Inhalation
Vapors may cause injury, burns, death.
   Skin
Contact may result in injury, burns and death.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1481
Response guide
Hazard class
5.1
Packing Group
II; III