potassium perchlorate


potassium perchlorate
(KClO4)
   Colorless crystals or white, crystalline powder. Decomposed by concussion, organic matter, and agents subject to oxidation. Used in explosives; medicine; oxidizing agent; photography; pyrotechnics and flares.

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