Potassium Permanganate

Properties

Product # 2928
Name Potassium Permanganate
Synonyms Permanganate of Potash, Potassium manganite (IV)
Formula KMnO4
Purity ACS
CAS Number 7722-64-7
Molecular Weight 158.03
Color & Form Dark violet crystalline
Melting Point 240° C (dec.)
Specific Gravity 2.71 gm/ml
Solubility Soluble

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Safety

Transportation Information UN1490, Potassium permanganate, 5.1, II
Pictogram Pictogram: Oxidizer  Pictogram: Irritant  Pictogram: Environment 
Signal Word Danger
Hazardous Statements

H272  May intensify fire; oxidizer.

H302  Harmful if swallowed.

H410  Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Phrases

P210  Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. — No smoking.

P220  Keep/Store away from clothing/.../combustible materials.

P221  Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles/...

P264  Wash hands thoroughly after handling.

P270  Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

P273  Avoid release to the environment.

P280  Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P301+P312  IF SWALLOWED: call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician IF you feel unwell.

P370+P378  In case of fire: Use ... for extinction.

Detailed Safety and Handling Information can be found on our Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

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