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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium cyanide, granules, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L1327830

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Catalog No. AAL1327830



Description

Description

Applications
Sodium cyanide is used as a starting material for the preparation of Reissert compounds and cyanogen bromide, cyanuric chloride and cyanogen chloride. It acts as a catalyst for the aminolysis of esters to primary amides. Furthermore, it is used for fumigation, electroplating, extracting gold and silver in mining industry. In organic synthesis, it is involved in the cyanation reaction of alkyl halides under phase transfer conditions.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ammonia, methanol and ethanol. Slightly soluble in dimethylformamide. Insoluble in dimethylsulphoxide.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Do not store near acids. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and carbon dioxide.
Specifications

Specifications

Sodium cyanide
143-33-9
NaCN
UN1689
14,8605
MNWBNISUBARLIT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
sodium;cyanide
8929
98%
563°C
granules
CNNa
MFCD00003523
3587243
sodium cyanide, cyanogran, cymag, cyanide of sodium, sodium cyanide na cn, nacn, cyanobrik, cyanide salts, kyanid sodny, cyanasalt h
[C-]#N.[Na+]
49.008
49.01
~1500°C
250g

Chemical Identifiers

143-33-9
49.008
MNWBNISUBARLIT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
8929
[C-]#N.[Na+]
CNNa
MFCD00003523
sodium cyanide, cyanogran, cymag, cyanide of sodium, sodium cyanide na cn, nacn, cyanobrik, cyanide salts, kyanid sodny, cyanasalt h
sodium;cyanide
Safety and Handling

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: SODIUM CYANIDE, SOLID

RTECSNumber : VZ7525000

TSCA : TSCA

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