Alfa Aesar™ Potassium permanganate, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A121700C

Quantity 10,000g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 7722-64-7
    Molecular Formula KMnO4
    Formula Weight 158.03g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011364
    UN Number UN1490
    Merck Index 14,7655
    Chemical Name or Material Potassium permanganate

    Specifications

    Melting Point 240°C (dec.)
    Quantity 10,000g
    CAS 7722-64-7
    Molecular Formula KMnO4
    Formula Weight 158.03g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011364
    UN Number UN1490
    Merck Index 14,7655
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H272-H302
    May intensify fire
    oxidizer.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P221-P210-P220-P280-P301+P312-P501a
    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.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM PERMANGANATE
    RTECS Number SD6475000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Potassium permanganate
    Assay 98%

    Description

    Applications
    Potassium permanganate is an oxidizing agent, is used in the synthesis of organic compounds like ascorbic acid, chloramphenicol, saccharin, isonicotinic acid and pyrazinoic acid and in pharmaceutical intermediate. It is used to remove ferrous impurities from inorganic chemicals. It is also used in analytical chemistry as a reagent for redox titrations and to determine the kappa number of wood pulp. It is mostly used in water treatment and as a disinfectant. It also shows useful application as a chemiluminescence reagent.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water.

    Notes
    Light sensitive. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, powdered metals, peroxides, zinc, copper, alcohols, hydrogen fluoride and acids.

    GHS H Statement
    H272-H302
    May intensify fire
    oxidizer.
    Harmful if swallowed.

    GHS P Statement
    P221-P210-P220-P280-P301+P312-P501a
    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.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

    Danger

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