Alfa Aesar Potassium permanganate, 98%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1217036
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.
Soluble in water.
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.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
May intensify fire
Harmful if swallowed.
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.
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.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM PERMANGANATE
RTECSNumber : SD6475000
TSCA : TSCA