Powerful catalyst manganese sulfate MnSO4
Manganese sulphate is used as a porcelain glaze, as a fertilizer additive and as a catalyst. It is added to soils to promote plant growth, especially of citrus crops. It is a good reducing agent for manufacturing paints, varnish driers. It is used in textile dyes, fungicides, medicines and ceramics. In foods, it is used as a nutrient and dietary supplement. It is also used in ore flotation, as a catalyst in viscose pro- cess and in synthetic manganese dioxide. In veterinary medicine, manganese sulphate is used as a nutritional factor and in the prevention of perosis in poultry.