251410

Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium thiocyanate

ACS reagent, ≥98.0%

Synonym(s):
Sodium isothiocyanate, Sodium rhodanate, Sodium sulfocyanate, Sodium rhodanide
Linear Formula:
NaSCN
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
81.07
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
3594965
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent

assay

≥98.0%

form

powder, crystals or chunks

impurities

≤0.005% insolubles
≤0.2% Na2CO3

pH

4.8 (20.1 °C, 1070 g/L)

mp

287 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 1,000 g/L at 20 °C

anion traces

S2-: ≤0.001%
chloride (Cl-): ≤0.01%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

cation traces

Fe: ≤2 ppm
NH4+: ≤0.002%
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤5 ppm

SMILES string

[Na]SC#N

InChI

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

InChI key

VGTPCRGMBIAPIM-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Undergoes nucleophilic substitution reactions with phase-transfer catalysts.

Packaging

2.5 kg in poly drum
100, 500 g in poly bottle

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Supp Hazards

EUH032

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Polym. Chem., 29, 243-243 (1991)
Sandmeyer trifluoromethylthiolation of arenediazonium salts with sodium thiocyanate and Ruppert-Prakash reagent.
Danoun G, et al.
Chemical Science, 5(4), 1312-1316 (2014)
M-L Alvarez Gonzalez et al.
Human reproduction (Oxford, England), 24(9), 2217-2224 (2009-06-11)
In vivo mouse models have been developed to study the physiology of normal and pathologic endometrium. Although angiogenesis is known to play an important role in endometrial physiology and pathology, the origin of neovasculature in xenografts remains controversial. The aim...
Vincent Ball et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 21(9), 4129-4137 (2005-04-20)
In this study, we investigate the buildup of PEI-(PSS-PAH)(n) polyelectrolyte multilayers at pH 7.4 in the presence of either NaCl or NaSCN as a supporting electrolyte. It appears that in the presence of increasing thiocyanate concentrations (from 0.1 to 0.5...
Maurits C R Heijna et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. B, 111(7), 1567-1573 (2007-02-01)
In protein crystallography, spherulites are considered the result of a failed crystallization experiment. Understanding the formation of these structures may contribute to finding methods to prevent their formation. Here, we present an in situ study on lysozyme spherulites grown from...

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