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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium cyanide, 97+%

$49.57 - $49.57

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 151-50-8
Molecular Formula CKN
Linear Formula KCN
Formula Weight 65.12
MDL Number MFCD00011397
UN Number UN1680
Beilstein 4652394
Merck Index 14,7626
Chemical Name or Material Potassium cyanide
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AAL1327322 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1327322*
100g Each for $49.57
AAL1327336 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1327336
500g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

151-50-8
KCN
MFCD00011397
4652394
Potassium cyanide
CKN
65.12
UN1680
14,7626

Specifications

65.12
MFCD00011397
1625°C
151-50-8
UN1680
4652394
≥97%
14,7626
634°C
CKN
100g
KCN
Potassium cyanide

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM CYANIDE, SOLID

RTECSNumber : TS8750000

TSCA : TSCA