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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Potassium Permanganate
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Potassium Permanganate
Other Names:
Permanganate of potash, Condy's crystals, Chameleon mineral, or Potassium manganate(VII), Hypermangan
Product Number(s):
C364, C365-100, C365-500
CAS Number:
7722?64?7
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory chemicals.
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
Ox. Sol. 2
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1
Acute Tox. 4
Label Elements
Signal Words
Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H272 May intensify fire; oxidiser.
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P221 Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. ? No smoking.
P220 Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P301+P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Primary route(s) of entry
Human Health
Inhalation:
Ingestion:
Eyes:
Skin:
Environment
Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long?term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
potassium permanganate
7722?64?7
100%
Ox. Sol. 2, Aquatic Acute 1, Aquatic Chronic 1, Acute Tox. 4
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Call for a doctor immediately.
Inhalation
Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.
Skin Contact
Concentrated levels may burn the skin, wash skin immediately.
Eye Contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water.
Other Information
Symptoms of poisoning may even occur after several hours; therefore medical observation for at least 48 hours after the accident.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
CO₂, powder or water spray.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
No special measures required.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Inform respective authorities in case of seepage into water course or sewage system.
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Environmental precautions
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
No special precautions are necessary if used correctly.
Conditions for safe storage
No special precautions are necessary.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
7722?64?7 potassium permanganate
?
5 mg/m³
?
?
Engineering controls
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Not required.
Skin protection
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation. Due to missing tests no recommendation to the glove material can be given for the product/ the preparation/ the chemical mixture. Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation.
Body protection
Not required.
Respiratory protection
Not required.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Crystalline, purplish?bronze?gray needles, magenta?rose in solution
Odour
Characteristic
pH
Not applicable
Vapour Pressure
0 hPa @ 20 °C
Density
2.703 g/cm³ @ 20 °C
Boiling Point
Undetermined.
Melting Point
>240, Zers. °C
Solubility
64.3 g/l with water at 20 °C
Specific Gravity of Density
Undetermined
Flash Point
Not applicable.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not determined but contact with combustible material may cause fire.
Ignition Temperature
Not determined
Formula
KMnO4
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
No further relevant information available.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid
No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Incompatible materials
No further relevant information available.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
No further relevant information available.
Eye contact
No further relevant information available.
Skin contact
No further relevant information available.
Ingestion
No further relevant information available.
Inhalation
No further relevant information available.
Toxicity and irritation
LD/LC50 values relevant for classification: Oral LD50 1090 mg/kg (rat)
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
Very toxic for fish.
Water hazard class 3 (German Regulation) (Assessment by list): extremely hazardous for water
Do not allow product to reach ground water, water course or sewage system, even in small quantities.
Danger to drinking water if even extremely small quantities leak into the ground.
Also poisonous for fish and plankton in water bodies.
Very toxic for aquatic organisms.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
No further relevant information available.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system. Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
UN1490
Proper shipping name
POTASSIUM PERMANGANATE, ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS
Transport hazard class
5
Packing group
PG II
Environmental hazard
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid
Special precautions for users
Warning: Oxidising substances
Additional information
Symbol (fish and tree) marking required by ADG.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
No further information available.
Other Information
No further information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
8 April 2016
Comments
This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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