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F.W. 122.56Special Hazard Alert: Only pure manganese dioxide (manganese(IV) oxide) should be used with potassium chlorate for oxygen preparation. A safer method is the catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide. You will find this method recited in detail under the oxygen gas listing (Flinn Catalog Nos. LB1025, LB1080).
Hazard AlertStrong oxidizer; slightly toxic; irritant. LD50 1870 mg/kg. Extremely dangerous since the substance, if only slightly contaminated, will explode when exposed to moderate shock or when heated. Because this substance is so frequently a source of accidents on school premises we have elected to list some of the incompatible substances which should be avoided: Ammonium Salts, Phosphorus, Carbon, Sulfuric Acid, Combustible Material, Metal Powders, Finely Divided Materials, Organic Materials, Sulfur, Sugar.