Manganese sulfate

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Description

A pale red, crystalline material that is used to dye textiles and as a colorant in paints, varnishes and glazes.

Synonyms and Related Terms

manganese sulphate (Br.); manganous sulfate

Other Properties

Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol.

Composition MnSO4-4H2O
CAS 7785-87-7
Melting Point 30
Density 2.107
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 169.01
Refractive Index 1.508, 1.518, 1.522

Hazards and Safety

Toxic. Inhalation or ingestion of manganese can cause a nervous system disorder.

Mallinckrodt Baker: MSDS

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 5782
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Robert Weast (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, v. 61, 1980 Comment: ref. index=1.508, 1.518, 1.522

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