Potassium permanganate

Molecular formula:
Chemical compound:
potassium permanganate
Common name:

Similar reagents

Hazard information

Hazard statements

  • Harmful if swallowed.
  • Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
  • May intensify fire; oxidizer.
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects.

Precautionary statements

  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Keep/Store away from clothing and other combustible materials.
  • Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local regulations.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
  • Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.