What is Potassium Permanganate

Its oxidising properties mean that it can be used medically for the treatment of a number of skin conditions. It is also used extensively in the water treatment industry as a regeneration chemical to remove iron.

  • Synonyms: Chameleon mineral, Condy's crystals, Hypermangan, Permanganate of potash
  • INCI: Potassium Permanganate
  • Chemical Formula: KMnO4
  • CAS Number: 7722-64-7

Product Specifications


Chemical Formula KMnO4
CAS Number 7722-64-7
Molar Weight 158.032g/mol
Specific Gravity 2.700 g
Melting Point 240 °C

Uses and Applications for Potassium Permanganate


  • Pharma
  • Lubricants
  • Water Treatment
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Cosmetics
  • Polymers
  • Rubber

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