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P2713

Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium thiocyanate

BioXtra, ≥99.0%

Synonym(s):
Potassium rhodanide
Linear Formula:
KSCN
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
97.18
Beilstein:
3594799
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.31

Quality Level

product line

BioXtra

assay

≥99.0%

form

crystals

impurities

≤0.001% Phosphorus (P)
≤0.005% Insoluble matter

mp

173 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 1 M, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.005%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.005%

cation traces

Al: ≤0.005%
Ca: ≤0.001%
Cu: ≤0.0005%
Fe: ≤0.0005%
Mg: ≤0.0005%
NH4+: ≤0.003%
Na: ≤0.005%
Pb: ≤0.001%
Zn: ≤0.0005%

SMILES string

[K]SC#N

InChI

1S/CHNS.K/c2-1-3;/h3H;/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

ZNNZYHKDIALBAK-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Potassium thiocyanate has been used as one of the component in the formulation of artificial saliva for in vitro human digestion model. It has also been used in the isolation of glycosaminoglycans from fish.

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Dietary glycosaminoglycans interfere in bacterial adhesion and gliadin-induced pro-inflammatory response in intestinal epithelial (Caco-2) cells
Laparra JM, et al.
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 47(4), 458-464 (2010)
Bioaccessibility of Hg, Cd and As in cooked black scabbard fish and edible crab
Maulvault A, et al.
Food And Chemical Toxicology, 49(11), 2808-2815 (2011)
German Cano-Sancho et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 86, 34-40 (2015-09-27)
This study was aimed at characterizing the bioaccessibility of arsenic (As), mercury (Hg) and methylmercury (MeHg) in commercial fish and seafood species widely consumed by the population of Catalonia (Spain). An accurate evaluation on how bioaccessibility estimations may affect the
A Botti et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. B, 113(29), 10014-10021 (2009-07-03)
The results of a neutron diffraction experiment performed on aqueous solutions of KSCN are analyzed and discussed in comparison with similar data for KCl and KOH solutions. The effect of the different ions on the structure of water and the
Fei Wang et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 77(8), 4148-4151 (2012-03-27)
A concise approach to various benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one derivatives has been developed by copper-catalyzed the reaction of o-bromobenzamide derivatives with potassium thiocyanate (KSCN) in water. The reaction proceeds via a tandem reaction with S-C bond and S-N bond formation.

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