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Potassium cyanide

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Synonym: Cyanogen potassium, Potassium cyanide

  • CAS Number 151-50-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) CKN

  • Molecular Weight 65.12

  •  MDL number MFCD00011397

  •  EC Index Number 205-792-3

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Properties

Quality Level   200
assay   ≥96% (silver nitrate titration)
form   solid
potency   7.49 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  14.29 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
pH   11-12 (20 °C, 20 g/L in H2O)
bp   1625 °C/1013 hPa
mp   634 °C
density   1.55 g/cm3 at 20 °C
bulk density   750 kg/m3
anion traces   sulfide (S2-): ≤0.001%
cation traces   Na: ≤ 1%
InChI   1S/CN.K/c1-2;/q-1;+1
InChI key   NNFCIKHAZHQZJG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   no restrictions.

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Analysis Note

Assay (argentometric): ≥ 96 %
Sulphide (S): ≤ 0.001 %
Na (Sodium): ≤ 1 %

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