Recent Examples on the WebIf that doesn’t work, the sludge will be treated with sodium permanganate, Kearney said.
Jesse Leavenworth, courant.com, 17 Sep. 2021 That was the result of a disinfectant called potassium permanganate that leaked into the system, not algae, salt or aliens.
Joanna Klein, New York Times, 10 Mar. 2017 Fireworks usually include gunpowder, but a hobbyist has made this rather impressive bang using potassium permanganate in lieu of the more traditional ingredient.
Aaron Rowe, WIRED, 9 Feb. 2008
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