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215074 Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium cyanate

96%

  • CAS Number 590-28-3

  • Linear Formula KOCN

  • Molecular Weight 81.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3594798

  •  EC Number 209-676-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00011411

  •  eCl@ss 38060513

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329752160

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Properties

Related Categories Essential Chemicals, Potassium Salts, Research Essentials, Salts
InChI Key   GKKCIDNWFBPDBW-UHFFFAOYSA-M
assay   96%
density   2.056 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

Potassium cyanate may be used as one of the reaction components for the synthesis of the following:
• urea
• hydantion
• glycosylamine 1,2-(cyclic carbamates) {glycofurano(or pyrano)[1,2-d]oxazolidin-2-ones}
• arylcarbamates
• (S)-(-)-1-carbamoyl-2-methoxymethylpyrrolidine

General description

Potassium cyanate can be prepared by reacting urea with alkali hydroxide or carbonates at high temperatures.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
GS6825000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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