14 KMnO4 + 4 C3H8O3 16 H2O + 5 CO2 + 7 K2CO3 + 7 Mn2O3

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

14 MnVII + 56 e- 14 MnIII (reduction)

12 C-2/3 - 56 e- 12 CIV (oxidation)

KMnO4 is an oxidizing agent, C3H8O3 is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • KMnO4Potassium manganate(VII) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Potassium permanganate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Chameleon mineral source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Condy's crystals source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Purplish-bronze-gray needles | magenta–rose in solution source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Dark purple crystals source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • C3H8O3Propane-1,2,3-triol source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Glycerol source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Glycerin source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Glycerine source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless liquid | hygroscopic source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Hygroscopic viscous colourless liquid source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Clear, colorless, odorless, syrupy liquid or solid (below 64°F). [Note: The solid form melts above 64°F but the liquid form freezes at a much lower temperature.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
  • CO2
    • Names: Carbon dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, CO2 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Carbonic acid gas source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Odourless colourless compressed liquefied gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless, odorless gas. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas. Solid form is utilized as dry ice.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • K2CO3Potassium carbonate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Carbonate of potash source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Dipotassium carbonate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Sub-carbonate of potash source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White, hygroscopic solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless hygroscopic crystals or hygroscopic white powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • Mn2O3
    • Names: Manganese(III) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Dimanganese trioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Manganese sesquioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Brown or black crystalline source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27