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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Chloric acid, potassium salt

RTECS #

FO0350000

CAS #

3811-04-9

Updated

May 2009

Molecular Weight

122.55

Molecular Formula

ClO3·K

Synonyms

Anforstan
Berthollet salt
Berthollet's salt
Chlorate de potassium (French)
Chlorate of potash
Fekabit
Oxymuriate of potash
Potassio (chlorato di) (Italian)
Potassium (chlorate de) (French)
Potassium chlorate
Potassium oxymuriate
Potcrate
Salt of tarter

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/guinea pig lowest published lethal dose: 1800 mg/kgBehavioral: Change in motor activity (specific assay)

Behavioral: Coma

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes
JPETAB 35,1,1929
intraperitoneal/rat lowest published lethal dose: 1500 mg/kgBehavioral: Change in motor activity (specific assay)

Behavioral: Coma

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes
JPETAB 35,1,1929
oral/Dog lowest published lethal dose: 0.12 gm/kgVCVN5* -,385,1989
oral/guinea pig lowest published lethal dose: 7500 mg/kgBehavioral: Change in motor activity (specific assay)

Behavioral: Coma

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes
JPETAB 35,1,1929
oral/human lowest published lethal dose: 1 gm/kgBehavioral: General anesthetic

Vascular: BP lowering not characterized in autonomic section

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Cyanosis
VCVN5* -,385,1989
oral/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 1 gm/kgVCVN5* -,385,1989
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1870 mg/kgAIHAAP 30,470,1969
unreported route/human lowest published lethal dose: 429 mg/kgAEXPBL 21,169,1886

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intramuscular/cat lowest published toxic dose: 5 gm/kg/10D- intermittentLiver: Fatty liver degeneration

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
JPETAB 59,101,1937

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWJACTDZ 14,221,1995
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWJFSCAS 45,474,2000
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHUTOX* -,683,1996

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 80198; Number of Industries 9; Total Number of Facilities 368; Number of Occupations 13; Total Number of Employees Exposed 8679; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 4996
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 80198; Number of Industries 16; Total Number of Facilities 414; Number of Occupations 15; Total Number of Employees Exposed 2679

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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