Ammonium perchlorate


Ammonium perchlorate ("AP") is an inorganic compound with the formula NH4ClO4. It is a colorless or white solid that is soluble in water. It is a powerful oxidizer. Combined with a fuel, it can be used as a rocket propellant. Wikipedia

Substance Data

Source: TOXNET (HSDB, 03.04.2019)

CAS-Number

7790-98-9

Flash Point

n/a

Boiling Point

n/a

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Data from the Hazardous Materials Table

Source: 49 CFR §172 (2018/07)

(3) Hazard Class

1.1
Explosives

(4) Identification number Help

UN 0402

(5) Packing Group Help

n/a

(6) Labels Help

Explosives (1.1D)

Compatibility group of explosives - Description of substances or article to be classified

Group: D

Secondary detonating explosive substance or black powder or article containing a secondary detonating explosive substance, in each case without means of initiation and without a propelling charge, or article containing a primary explosive substance and containing two or more effective protective features.

Source: 49 CFR §173.52

(7) Special Provisions (§172.102) Help

×Note:
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
107

(8) Packing Authorizations (§173.***) Help

(8A) ExceptionsNone
(8B) Non-bulk62see 49 CFR §173.62
(8C) BulkNone

(9) Quantity Limits Help

(9A) Passenger aircraft/railForbidden
(9B) Cargo aircraft onlyForbidden

(10) Vessel stowage Help

(10A) Location
(10B) Other

(3) Hazard Class

5.1
Oxidizers

(4) Identification number Help

UN 1442

(5) Packing Group Help

II

(6) Labels Help

Oxidizers (5.1)

(7) Special Provisions (§172.102) Help

×Note:
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
107
A9
IB6
IP2
T3
TP33

(8) Packing Authorizations (§173.***) Help

(8A) Exceptions152see 49 CFR §173.152
(8B) Non-bulk212see 49 CFR §173.212
(8C) Bulk242see 49 CFR §173.242

(9) Quantity Limits Help

(9A) Passenger aircraft/rail5 kg
(9B) Cargo aircraft only25 kg

(10) Vessel stowage Help

(10A) Location
(10B) Other

Comparison View of Different Packing Groups

More than one packing group is indicated for this entry. Criteria for assignment see 49 CFR §173 Subpart D. You can find specific details in the tabs above. Differences are highlighted.

PG n/a PG II
1
2Ammonium perchlorateAmmonium perchlorate
31.1D5.1
4UN 0402UN 1442
5 n/aII
61.1D5.1
7107107, A9, IB6, IP2, T3, TP33
8ANone152
8B62212
8CNone242
9AForbidden5 kg
9BForbidden25 kg
10A04E
10B25, 19E58, 69

Segregation Chart for Load, Transport, Storage

In this table a statement is contained for each hazard class whether the loading, transport or storage with other hazard classes is allowed, is not permitted or is restricted. The table is based on U.S.-Code 49 CFR §177.848.

red May not be loaded, transported, or stored together in the same transport vehicle or storage facility.
green Load, transport, storage together is not restricted.
yellow Load, transport, storage together is allowed under restrictions.

Substances with similar name

UN-NumberNameHazard Class
Ammonium bifluoride solution, see Ammonium hydrogen difluoride, solution
UN 1439Ammonium dichromate5.1
UN 1843Ammonium dinitro-o-cresolate, solid6.1
UN 2854Ammonium fluorosilicate6.1
Ammonium fulminateForbidden
UN 1727Ammonium hydrogendifluoride, solid8
Ammonium hydrosulfide, solution, see Ammonium sulfide solution
UN 2426Ammonium nitrate, liquid (hot concentrated solution)5.1
UN 0222Ammonium nitrate, with more than 0.2 percent combustible substances, including any organic substance calculated as carbon, to the exclusion of any other added substance1.1D
UN 1942Ammonium nitrate, with not more than 0.2% combustible substances, including any organic substance calculated as carbon, to the exclusion of any other added substance5.1
NA 0331Ammonium nitrate-fuel oil mixture containing only prilled ammonium nitrate and fuel oil1.5D
UN 2067Ammonium nitrate based fertilizer5.1
UN 3375Ammonium nitrate emulsion or Ammonium nitrate suspension or Ammonium nitrate gel, intermediate for blasting explosives5.1
UN 0402Ammonium perchlorate1.1D
UN 1310Ammonium picrate, wetted with not less than 10 percent water, by mass4.1
UN 2818Ammonium polysulfide, solution8
Di-(beta-nitroxyethyl) ammonium nitrateForbidden
UN 2687Dicyclohexylammonium nitrite4.1
UN 1630Mercury ammonium chloride6.1
UN 2863Sodium ammonium vanadate6.1
Tetraethylammonium perchlorate (dry)Forbidden
UN 1835Tetramethylammonium hydroxide solution8
UN 1512Zinc ammonium nitrite5.1