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Ammonium Perchlorate (NH₄ClO₄)

Ammonium perchlorate is a white, odorless, crystalline powder with the chemical formula NH₄ClO₄. It is a powerful oxidizer that can readily provide oxygen to support combustion. Ammonium perchlorate is stable under normal conditions; however, proper safety measures should be taken when working with ammonium perchlorate as it can react violently with certain chemicals, and its dust can be explosive.

Reade offers ammonium perchlorate in three granulations and per MIL-A-192B. Custom granulations down to 50 microns are available upon request.

Typical Assay as NH₄ClO₄: 98.8% Min.
Typical Applications

Ammonium Perchlorate (NH₄ClO₄) is commonly used as an oxidizer in producing explosives, pyrotechnics, etching and etching and engraving, and jet and rocket propellants. Ammonium perchlorate is also used in the production of airbags.

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Ammonium Perchlorate TSCA (SARA Title III) Status: Listed. For further information, please call the EPA, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) at 202-564-2902

Ammonium Perchlorate CAS Number: 7790-98-9 Ammonium Perchlorate UN Number: 1442

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