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.
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perchlorate

(pəˈklɔːreɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of perchloric acid. Perchlorate salts contain the ion ClO4
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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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For the formation of electrolyte, lithium perchlorate (99.9% purity, battery grade), potassium perchlorate (99.9% purity), zinc chloride (99% purity) and acetonitrile were purchased from Sigma Aldrich, UK.
Chemicals highlighted by the statement include bisphenols, used in the lining of metal cans; phthalates, which are used to make plastic packaging; perfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs), which are used to make grease-resistant packaging; perchlorate, used in dry-goods packaging and to clean food-making equipment; and nitrates and nitrites, used as common preservatives, especially in meats.
However, the theory was reconsidered when the agency's Phoenix lander found the evidence of a compound called perchlorate in 2008.
NASA's Phoenix lander found perchlorate, a type of salt mainly used for propellants and in making fireworks, on Mars in 2008.
The ammonium perchlorate that contaminated the groundwater near an old industrial site isn't what's in question in the mass tort case the attorney has in federal court.
[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.
"Perchlorate is pretty much all around us, so everybody has it in their urine," says Maricel Maffini, a toxicologist formerly with the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Perchlorate, thiocyanate, and nitrate are sodium iodide symporter (NIS) inhibitors that block iodide uptake into the thyroid and thus can affect thyroid function.
Founded in 1955, American Pacific primarily supplies rocket-grade ammonium perchlorate used in solid propellant rockets, booster motors and missiles that are utilised by the US Department of Defense and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The most common salts were magnesium perchlorate, magnesium chlorate and sodium perchlorate.