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60459 Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium permanganate

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (RT)

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Properties

product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (RT)
form   crystals
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
  ≤0.003% total nitrogen (N)
pH   7-10 (25 °C, 0.1 M in H2O)
solubility   H2O: 0.1 M at 20 °C, clear, violet
anion traces   chloride, chlorate (as Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤100 mg/kg
cation traces   As: ≤10 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤150 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤50 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤100 mg/kg
  Na: ≤200 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤10 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤10 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤10 mg/kg
absorption   no transmittance (UV) in H2O at 0.1 M
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   [K+].[O-][Mn](=O)(=O)=O
InChI   1S/K.Mn.4O/q+1;;;;;-1
InChI key   VZJVWSHVAAUDKD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Potassium permanganate, a strong oxidizing agent, is used to bleach organic compound such as melanin in analytical procedures such as immunostaining protocols and Feulgen-DNA microdensitometry.

Suitable for heterogeneous oxidations.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100, 250 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1490 5.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
SD6475000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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