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Potassium Permanganate

Test Specification..BP
Characters It occurs as a dark purple or brownish black, granular powder or dark-purple or almost black crystals usually having a metallic lustre
Identification

Test A

Test B

(a)Specified test. A dark brown precipitate is formed

(b)Specified test. It gives the reaction of potassium

Solubility Soluble in cold water, freely soluble in boiling water. It decomposes on contact with certain organic substances.
Appearance of solution The solution is colorless
Substances insoluble in water Not more than 1.0%
Chlorides Not more than 200 ppm
Sulfates Not more than 500 ppm
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5%
Test Specification...IP
Characters A dark purple or brownish black, granular powder or dark purple or almost black slender, prismatic crystals, having a metallic lustre; odorless.
Identification

Test (A)

Test (B)

(a)A solution in water acidified with sulphuric acid and heated to 70º is decolorized by hydrogen peroxide solution

(b)It gives the reaction of potassium salts

Solubility Soluble in cold water. Freely soluble in boiling water
Appearance of solution The solution is colorless
Chlorides Not more than 250ppm
Sulphates Not more than 600ppm
Water insoluble matter Not more than 1%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5%

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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