perchloric acid


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perchloric acid

/per·chlor·ic ac·id/ (per-klor´ik) a colorless volatile liquid, HClO4, which can cause powerful explosions in the presence of organic matter or anything reducible.

perchloric acid

HClO4, a colorless unstable liquid compound. It is the highest oxygen-containing acid of chlorine, strong and dangerously corrosive.
CAS # 7601-90-3
See also: acid
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