Potassium permanganate


Potassium permanganate is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula KMnO4 and composed of K+ and MnO−4. It is a purplish-black crystalline solid, that dissolves in water to give intensely pink or purple solutions. Potassium permanganate is widely used in chemical industry and laboratories as a strong oxidizing agent, and also as a medication for dermatitis, for cleaning wounds, and general disinfection. It is on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, the safest and most effective medicines needed in a health system. In 2000, worldwide production was estimated at 30,000 tonnes. Wikipedia

Substance Data

Source: TOXNET

CAS-Number

7722-64-7

Flash Point

n/a

Boiling Point

n/a

Emergency Response Guide No. 140

Data from the Hazardous Materials Table

Source: 49 CFR §172 (2018/07)

(3) Hazard Class

5.1
Oxidizers

(4) Identification number Help

UN 1490

(5) Packing Group Help

II

(6) Labels Help

Oxidizers (5.1)

(7) Special Provisions (§172.102) Help

×Note:
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
IB8
IP2
IP4
T3
TP33

(8) Packing Authorizations (§173.***) Help

(8A) Exceptions152see 49 CFR §173.152
(8B) Non-bulk212see 49 CFR §173.212
(8C) Bulk240see 49 CFR §173.240

(9) Quantity Limits Help

(9A) Passenger aircraft/rail5 kg
(9B) Cargo aircraft only25 kg

(10) Vessel stowage Help

(10A) Location
(10B) Other

Segregation Chart for Load, Transport, Storage

In this table a statement is contained for each hazard class whether the loading, transport or storage with other hazard classes is allowed, is not permitted or is restricted. The table is based on U.S.-Code 49 CFR §177.848.

red May not be loaded, transported, or stored together in the same transport vehicle or storage facility.
green Load, transport, storage together is not restricted.
yellow Load, transport, storage together is allowed under restrictions.