potassium perchlorate


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potassium perchlorate

[pə′tas·ē·əm pər′klȯr‚āt]
(inorganic chemistry)
KClO4 Explosive, oxidative, colorless crystals; soluble in water, insoluble in alcohol; decomposes at 400°C; used in explosives, medicine, pyrotechnics, analysis, and as a reagent and oxidizing agent. Also known as potassium hyperchlorate.
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Fatal complications following use of potassium perchlorate in thyrotoxicosis: report of two cases and a review of the literature.
These values were based on a dated acute exposure study that showed that single doses of potassium perchlorate caused release of iodide from thyroids of patients with Graves disease, an autoimmune condition that results in hyperthyroidism (Stanbury and Wyngaarden 1952).
The company would burn off leftover air bag devices and papers contaminated with the zirconium potassium perchlorate - first in an open tunnel, later in a steel one.
3] have been reported in fish exposed to potassium perchlorate at 100-500 mg/L (Manzon and Youson 1997; Manzon et al.
The injured men had been handling zirconium potassium perchlorate, the same chemical involved in a 1999 explosion that left one worker dead and two injured at the company's Newhall facility.
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Subgroups of these animals were treated for 10 days with a low iodine diet plus 1% potassium perchlorate in their drinking water.
The chemical, zirconium potassium perchlorate - the same involved in an explosion last year, where one employee was killed and two others injured at the company's Newhall facility - is commonly used in air bag production, officials said.
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Treatment of thyrotoxicosis (including Graves' disease) with 600-2,000 mg potassium perchlorate (430-1,400 mg perchlorate) daily for periods of several months or longer was once common practice, particularly in Europe (7,8).
The explosion occurred as Tillman was loading a pickup truck with 2-pound canisters of zirconium potassium perchlorate - a highly volatile chemical compound used in small doses to detonate air bags, Los Angeles County fire officials said.
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