Agent Name

Permanganic acid

CAS Number

13465-41-3

Formula

H-Mn-O4

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Manganic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acids, Inorganic

Sources/Uses

Used "in qualitative analysis that involves redox reactions (permanganometry)." [Wikipedia]

Comments

See "Perrhenic acid." See "Potassium manganate(VI)." See "Manganese" and the linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Mn, (respirable fraction), 0.1 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction)

PEL (OSHA)

Ceiling(OSHA) = 5 mg/m3, as Mn

MAK

0.2 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction), 0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction)

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

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Diseases

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