Zinc perchlorate

  • Perchloric acid, zinc salt
  • Zinc(II) perchlorate
  • Zinc diperchlorate
Formula
Zn(ClO4)2
Structure
Description
White, moist, hygroscopic crystals. Odorless.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13637-61-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
237-122-0
Merck
12,10280
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Cl2O8Zn
Formula mass
264.29
Melting point, °C
106
Density
2.25 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Very soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store away from organic matter.
Protection
Wear goggles and rubber gloves while handling.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up and dispose as zinc containing waste. Wash spill area well with water.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Reducing agents, organic matter.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish surrounding fire using media that is most appropriate.
Fire potential
Non-flammable.
Hazards
Oxidizing material (above 150 C). May cause fire when hot and in contact with oxidizing matter.

Health.
Exposure effects
Corrosive to skin, eyes and mucous membranes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, give milk or water to drink and get medical attention. Do NOT induce vomiting.
   Eyes
Wash well with water, if eye irritation persists get medical attention.

Transport.