Alfa Aesar™ Potassium perchlorate, 99%
Brand: Alfa Aesar™ A11296.36
UNSPSC : 12141901
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 7778-74-7 Weight : 0.01000kg Transport : UN number : 1489 Chem class : 1 Pack group : II
Potassium perchlorate is used in ammunition percussion caps, explosive primers, fireworks and propellants. It acts as a solid rocket propellant. It is also used as an oxidizer in colored pyrotechnic compositions and flash powder. It is used as an antithyroid and involved in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. The mixture of anthracene and sulfur with potassium perchlorate is used for generating black smoke signaling.
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in acetone. Insoluble in ethanol, ethyl acetate and ether.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, powdered metals, strong acids and alcohols.
|301° to 304°C|