Ammonium Perchlorate

Ammonium Perchlorate (NH4ClO4) is a white, crystalline solid or powder, explosive and a strong oxidizing agent. Even though it is not flammable, we still recommend a secure chemical storage building or container that meets specific regulations for storing Ammonium Perchlorate. That’s why we suggest one of the following: CHEMLoc, DRUMLoc

Ammonium Perchlorate Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Classified as a division 1.1 explosive if powdered into particles smaller than 15 microns in diameter or if powdered into larger particles but thoroughly d
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store with Explosion Proof accessories, separately from flammable materials.
  • Compatible Details:
  • Description: Ammonium perchlorate is an inorganic compound with the formula NH4ClO4. It is the salt of perchloric acid and ammonia. It is a powerful oxidizer, which is why its main use is in solid propellants.
  • Classification: CLASS 5.1
  • Brand Name: n/a

Ammonium Perchlorate Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
NH4ClO4 1.95 g/cm³ N/A Ammonium perchlorate 117.49 g/mol Water, methanol, acetone (partially) Exothermic decomposition before melting at >200°C




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