Vertoletov Sol

Vertoletov salt (potassium chlorate, KClO3) - colorless crystals, disintegrating when heated with oxygen. Used in the manufacture of matches, pyrotechnics, etc. When ingested (swallowed during rinsing of a throat) can act as hemolytic poison and therefore in medicine now not used. Symptoms and treatment of acute poisoning vertoletov salt - see Poisoning.