Methyl perchlorate

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Methyl perchlorate
Methyl perchlorate.png
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Methyl perchlorate
Other names
Perchloric acid, methyl ester;
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
  • InChI=1S/CH3ClO4/c1-6-2(3,4)5/h1H3
    Key: NHZLDRXCSVFATE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • COCl(=O)(=O)=O
Properties
CH3ClO4
Molar mass 114.48 g·mol−1
Appearance liquid
Boiling point 52.0 °C (125.6 °F; 325.1 K)
Hazards
Flash point -14.8±18.7 °C
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Methyl perchlorate is an organic chemical compound. Like many other perchlorates, it is a high energy material. It is also a toxic alkylating agent and exposure to the vapor can cause death.[2] It can be prepared by treating iodomethane with a solution of silver perchlorate in benzene.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Urben, Peter (2017). Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards. Elsevier. p. 116. ISBN 9780081010594.
  2. ^ "Alkyl Perchlorate Esters - energeticchemical". Energeticchemical. Retrieved 13 June 2017.[unreliable source?]