perchlorate


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per·chlo·rate

 (pər-klôr′āt′)
n.
The univalent anionic group ClO4, derived from perchloric acid, or a compound containing this group.

perchlorate

(pəˈklɔːreɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of perchloric acid. Perchlorate salts contain the ion ClO4

per·chlo·rate

(pər-klôr′āt′)
A salt of perchloric acid, containing the group ClO4.
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Noun1.perchlorate - a salt of perchloric acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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perchlorate

n perclorato
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USA], Nov 7 (ANI): Expecting mothers, who are exposed to elevated levels of a common environmental pollutant, perchlorate, had lower levels of a thyroid hormone crucial for normal foetal brain development.
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EPA) is seeking advice from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) before making a final determination on whether to issue a national regulation for perchlorate in drinking water.
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Based on well-established, peer-reviewed science, current levels of perchlorate in the diet do not appear to pose a significant health risk to consumers, including pregnant women and their offspring," GMA said.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a preliminary estimation of human exposure to perchlorate in the diet based on exploratory data from 2004 and 2005.
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