What is potassium permanganate?

Answer Potassium permanganate is a purple to black, crystalline solid that is a very strong oxidizing agent. It dissolves in water to form a magenta solution. Potassium permanganate has important indust... Read More »

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What does potassium permanganate do?

Potassium permanganate has multiple uses. In water treatment plants it can remove certain minerals, control the growth of certain organisms, and control odors. The antimicrobial properties of potas... Read More »

For what is potassium permanganate used?

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, potassium permanganate is an inorganic chemical compound used primarily for its abilities to remove taste, color and odor, and as a disinfecta... Read More »

What is the molar mass of potassium permanganate?

The molar mass of a potassium permanganate is 158.04 grams per mole. This is to say that the mass of one mole of potassium permanganate is 158.04 grams or that 6.02 x 10 to the 23rd power ions of p... Read More »

What is the chemical formula for potassium permanganate?

The chemical formula for potassium permanganate is KMnO4. Potassium permanganate is an inorganic compound that readily oxidizes. It has many uses, including the removal of unpleasant taste and smel... Read More »