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Potassium Perchlorate

In the US, Potassium Perchlorate is a member of the drug class non-iodinated contrast media.


Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antithyroid agent

Diagnostic agent

Chemical Name

Pota╬▓ium Perchlorate

Foreign Names

  • Kalii perchloras (Latin)
  • Kaliumperchlorat (German)
  • Potassium, perchlorate de (French)
  • Perclorato pot├ísico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Kalium perchloratum (IS)
  • UNII-42255P5X4D (IS)
  • Kalii perchloras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Potassium Perchlorate (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Potassium perchlorate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Name


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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