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1313-13-9 - Manganese(IV) oxide activated, tech. 90% - Manganese dioxide - L13253 - Alfa Aesar

L13253 Manganese(IV) oxide activated, tech. 90%

CAS Number
Manganese dioxide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 16.47
100g 22.15
500g 84.25
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Manganese(IV) oxide activated, tech. 90%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
ca 535° dec.
Insoluble in water.


Manganese(IV) oxide is suitable for use in batteries. It is widely used for the selective oxidation of allylic and benzylic alcohols to aldehydes or ketones, as a co-oxidant in combination with 1,4-benzoquinone and in the allylic oxidation of olefins catalyzed by Palladium(II)­ acetate. It acts a reagent for oxidations. It is the source of manganese and all its compounds, largely used in manufacturing of manganese steel, for making amethyst glass, decolorizing glass, painting on porcelain, faience and majolica. The precipitate is used in electrotechnics, pigments, browning gun barrels, drier for paints and varnishes, printing and dyeing textiles.


Store at room temperature. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Jay A. Young. Manganese(IV) Oxide. J. Chem. Educ. 2001, 78 (10), 1327.

Jose Alberto Cerri.; Edson Roberto Leite.; Douglas Gouvêa.; Elson Longo.; Jose Arana Varela. Effect of Cobalt(II) Oxide and Manganese(IV) Oxide on Sintering of Tin(IV) Oxide. Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 1996, 79 (3), 799-804.

Mild oxidizing agent. For reviews, see: Synthesis, 65, 133 (1976); J. Prakt. Chem./ Chem. Ztg., 337, 75 (1995). See also M. Hudlicky, Oxidations in Organic Chemistry, ACS Monograph 186, Washington DC (1990).

Widely used for the selective oxidation of allylic and benzylic alcohols to aldehydes or ketones. See, e.g.: Org. Synth. Coll., 7, 102 (1990); 9, 136 (1998).

For use as a co-oxidant, in combination with 1,4-benzoquinone, in the allylic oxidation of olefins, catalyzed by Palladium(II)­ acetate, 10516, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 8, 5, 137 (1993).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H332

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264-P270-P271-P304+P340-P301+P312-P312-P330-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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