Barium perchlorate

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Barium perchlorate
Identifiers
CAS number 13465-95-7 YesY
PubChem 61623
EC number 236-710-4
RTECS number SC7550000
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Properties
Molecular formula Ba(ClO4)2
Molar mass 336.228 g/mol
Appearance white powder
Density 3.2 g/cm3
Melting point 505 °C (941 °F; 778 K)
Solubility in water 66.48 g/100 mL (25 °C)
Hazards
NFPA 704
Flammability code 0: Will not burn. E.g., water Health code 3: Short exposure could cause serious temporary or residual injury. E.g., chlorine gas Reactivity code 1: Normally stable, but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures. E.g., calcium Special hazard OX: Oxidizer. E.g., potassium perchlorateNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Related compounds
Other cations Magnesium perchlorate
Strontium perchlorate
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Barium perchlorate is a powerful oxidizing agent, with the formula Ba(ClO4)2. It is used in the pyrotechnic industry.

Barium perchlorate decomposes at 505 °C.[1]

Preparation[edit]

Barium perchlorate is created by the reaction of perchloric acid on barium chromate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haynes, editor in chief, William M. CRC handbook of chemistry and physics : a ready-reference book of chemical and physical data (92nd ed. ed.). Boca Raton, FL.: CRC Press. ISBN 1-4398-5511-0.