Zinc chlorate

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Zinc chlorate[1]
CAS number 10361-95-2
PubChem 25206
ChemSpider 23542 YesY
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Molecular formula Zn(ClO3)2
Molar mass 232.29 g/mol
Appearance yellow hygroscopic crystals
Density 2.15 g/cm3
Melting point 60°C (decomposes)
Solubility in water 200 g/100 mL (20 °C)
EU classification not listed
NFPA 704
Flammability code 0: Will not burn. E.g., water Health code 1: Exposure would cause irritation but only minor residual injury. E.g., turpentine 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
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Zinc chlorate (Zn(ClO3)2) is an inorganic chemical compound used as an oxidizing agent in explosives.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 4–95, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2