Alfa Aesar Potassium periodate, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1130822
Potassium periodate is used as an oxidizing agent in organic synthesis and an analytical reagent for the determination of potassium and cerium. It is also used in colorimetric estimation of manganese. It reacts with ammonium cerium(IV) nitrate to prepare tris[trinitratocerium(IV)] paraperiodate which finds application as an oxidant.
Soluble in water.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, powdered metals and amines.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
May intensify fire
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: OXIDIZING SOLID, N.O.S.
TSCA : TSCA