Potassium permanganate - 100g

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Potassium permanganate - 100g

Potassium permanganate - 100g

Potassium permanganate - 100g
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Product Identifier

Potassium permanganate

Brand : WildPhoto Ltd

CAS-No. : 7722-64-7

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture

Identified uses : Photographic use only

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company :

WildPhoto Ltd
Unit 15-16 Highlode Industrial Estate
PE26 2RB

Telephone : +44 (0)1487 813447
E-mail address : info@wetplatesupplies.com

Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : +44 (0)1487 813447

Hazard identification

Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]

Oxidizing solids (Category 2)
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 1)
Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 1)

Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC

Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
Contact with combustible material may cause fire.
Harmful if swallowed.



Formula : KMnO4
Molecular Weight : 158.03 g/mol

First aid

Description of first aid measures General advice

Consult a physician.
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Flush eyes with water as a precaution.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Contact with skin can cause:, Oedema, Necrosis, Effects due to ingestion may include:, methemoglobinema, psychological disturbances

Fire fighting

Extinguishing media 

Suitable extinguishing media

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Potassium oxides, Manganese/manganese oxides

Advice for firefighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Further information

Use water spray to cool unopened containers.


Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Accidental release

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Avoid breathing dust.

Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Do not let product enter drains.
Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Sweep up and shovel.
Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wet-brushing and place in container for disposal according to local regulations.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.


Incompatible materials

Strong reducing agents, Powdered metals, Peroxides, Zinc, Copper


Information on toxicological effects Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - rat - 1,090 mg/kg


IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC

Potential health effects

Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Harmful if swallowed.
May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.
yes May cause eye irritation.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure

Contact with skin can cause:, Oedema, Necrosis, Effects due to ingestion may include:, methemoglobinema, psychological disturbances


The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. WildPhoto Ltd shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

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Potassium permanganate - 100g Wet Plate Supplies is a UK based store selling a range of supplies for alternative photographic processes, namely Wetplate collodion, Cyanotype, Gum bichromate, Kallitype, Van dyke and Pt/Pd. They also offer training and studio facilities for both wetplate and other alternative processes. In this section you can find our Potassium permanganate - 100g