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Strontium perchlorate

Strontium perchlorate is a white powder or colorless crystals with the formula Sr(ClO4)2.

Strontium perchlorate
Names
Other names
Strontium(II) perchlorate; Strontium diperchlorate
Identifiers
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.033.272
EC Number
  • 236-614-2
Properties
Sr(ClO4)2
Molar mass 286.51 g/mol
Appearance White powder or colorless crystals
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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It is a strong oxidizer which gives red flames. It can be used in pyrotechnics; however, usually the more common strontium nitrate is used.

It can be prepared by oxidizing strontium chlorate with hypochlorites.

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