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Potassium permanganate is a powerful oxidizing agent which is used frequently despite its toxicity.

Chemical Formula: MnO4-
Layman's explanation: Potassium Permanganate, the potassium salt of permanganic acid (HmnO4), is a purple to bronze lustrous crystal. It is a powerful oxidizing agent and frequently employed in redox reactions. It is a toxic irritant, which is harmful when inhaled, ingested, or absorbed by the skin.
Keywords: oxidizing agent, toxin

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