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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Perchloric acid

RTECS #

SC7500000

CAS #

7601-90-3

Updated

July 2013

Molecular Weight

100.46

Molecular Formula

ClHO4

Synonyms

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/Dog lethal dose (50 percent kill): 400 mg/kgBehavioral: Excitement

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Body temperature decrease
GTPZAB 17(8),33,1973
oral/Dog lethal dose (50 percent kill): 400 mg/kgENTOX* -,352,2005
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1100 mg/kgENTOX* -,352,2005
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1100 mg/kgBehavioral: Excitement

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Body temperature decrease
GTPZAB 17(8),33,1973
subcutaneous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 250 mg/kgBehavioral: Excitement

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Body temperature decrease
GTPZAB 17(8),33,1973
subcutaneous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 250 mg/kgENTOX* -,352,2005

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 1.4 mg/kg/14D- intermittentEndocrine: Evidence of thyroid hypofunctionTOXID9 72,390,2003

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWENTOX* -,352,2005
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWREPTED 38,1,2013

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 1 mg/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 3 mg/m3, JAN1999

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 80182; Number of Industries 27; Total Number of Facilities 1514; Number of Occupations 24; Total Number of Employees Exposed 27220; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 11531
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 80182; Number of Industries 34; Total Number of Facilities 2227; Number of Occupations 13; Total Number of Employees Exposed 7468

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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