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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium cyanide, 97+%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium cyanide
CAS 151-50-8
Molecular Formula CKN
Linear Formula KCN
Formula Weight 65.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011397
UN Number UN1680
Beilstein 4652394
Merck Index 14,7626
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L13273-22
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L13273-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 1625°C
Melting Point 634°C
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium cyanide
CAS 151-50-8
Assay ≥97%
Molecular Formula CKN
Linear Formula KCN
Formula Weight 65.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011397
UN Number UN1680
Beilstein 4652394
Merck Index 14,7626
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H300-H310-H330
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM CYANIDE, SOLID
RTECS Number TS8750000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium cyanide is widely applied in organic synthesis for the synthesis of many organic compounds, for example in the synthesis of hydantoins, spiro heterocycles, nitriles, carboxylic acids, cyanohydrins and in von richter reaction. It is employed in gold mining, electroplating, and as a reagent in protein characterization.

Solubility
Highly soluble in water. Soluble in methanol, glycerol, and formamide. Slightly soluble in ethanol.

Notes
Deliquescent solid. Store in airtight containers. Incompatible with acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H300-H310-H330
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.