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Substance Name: Potassium permanganate [USP:JAN]
RN: 7722-64-7
UNII: 00OT1QX5U4
InChIKey: VZJVWSHVAAUDKD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Permanganic acid (HMnO4), potassium salt. A highly oxidative, water-soluble compound with purple crystals, and a sweet taste. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Information, 4th ed)

Molecular Formulas

  • H-Mn-O4.K
  • K-Mn-O4
  • Mn-O4.K

Molecular Weight

  • 158.032
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Anti-Infective, Topical
  • Germicide, Bactericide, Disinfectant
  • Human Data
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect

Superlist Classification Code

  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 100 lb

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Potassium permanganate
  • Potassium permanganate [USP:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Potassium permanganate

Synonyms

  • AI3-52835
  • Algae-K
  • Argucide
  • C.I. 77755
  • Cairox
  • Caswell No. 699
  • CCRIS 5561
  • Chameleon mineral
  • CI 77755
  • Condy's crystals
  • Diversey Diversol CX with Arodyne
  • Diversey Diversol CXU
  • EC 231-760-3
  • EINECS 231-760-3
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 068501
  • Hilco #88
  • HSDB 1218
  • Icc 237 Disinfectant, Sanitizer, Destainer, and Deodorizer
  • Insta-perm
  • Kaliumpermanganat
  • Kaliumpermanganat [German]
  • Manganese potassium oxide (KMnO4)
  • NSC 146182
  • Permanganate de potassium
  • Permanganate de potassium [French]
  • Permanganate of potash
  • Permanganato potasico
  • Permanganato potasico [Spanish]
  • Potassio (permanganato di)
  • Potassio (permanganato di) [Italian]
  • Potassium (permanganate de)
  • Potassium (permanganate de) [French]
  • Potassium permanganate
  • Potassium permanganate (KMnO4)
  • Pure Light E 2
  • Solo San Soo
  • UNII-00OT1QX5U4
  • Walko Tablets

Systematic Names

  • Permanganic acid (HMnO4), potassium salt
  • Permanganic acid (HMnO4), potassium salt (1:1)
  • Potassium permanganate

Superlist Names

  • Permanganic acid, potassium salt
  • Potassium permanganate
  • Potassium permanganate [UN1490] [Oxidizer]
  • UN1490

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7722-64-7

FDA UNII

  • 00OT1QX5U4

Other Registry Number

  • 146104-97-4

System Generated Number

  • 0007722647

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • H-Mn-O4.K
  • K-Mn-O4
  • Mn-O4.K

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • COMPONENT
  • H-Mn-O4
  • K
  • Mn-O4

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/K.Mn.4O/q+1;;;;;-1

InChIKey

VZJVWSHVAAUDKD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Mn](=O)(=O)(=O)[O-].[K+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo oral 400mg/kg (400mg/kg)   Yakkyoku. Pharmacy. Vol. 31, Pg. 855, 1980.
guinea pig LD50 oral 1151mg/kg (1151mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY) Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 36(9), Pg. 15, 1971.
human LDLo oral 143mg/kg (143mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
"Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 493, 1969.
mouse LD50 oral 2157mg/kg (2157mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY) Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 36(9), Pg. 15, 1971.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 70mg/kg (70mg/kg)   Environmental Quality and Safety, Supplement. Vol. 1, Pg. 1, 1975.
rabbit LDLo oral 600mg/kg (600mg/kg)   Yakkyoku. Pharmacy. Vol. 31, Pg. 855, 1980.
rat LD50 oral 1090mg/kg (1090mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 30, Pg. 470, 1969.
women LDLo oral 100mg/kg (100mg/kg) VASCULAR: BP LOWERING NOT CHARACTERIZED IN AUTONOMIC SECTION

KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: "CHANGES IN TUBULES (INCLUDING ACUTE RENAL FAILURE, ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS)"

LIVER: "HEPATITIS (HEPATOCELLULAR NECROSIS), DIFFUSE"
Human & Experimental Toxicology. Vol. 15, Pg. 259, 1996.
women TDLo oral 2400ug/kg/D (2.4mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. Vol. 44, Pg. 446, 1933.