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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium cyanide, granules, 98%

$36.95 - $91.91

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 143-33-9
Molecular Formula CNNa
Linear Formula NaCN
Formula Weight 49.01
MDL Number MFCD00003523
UN Number UN1689
Beilstein 3587243
Merck Index 14,8605
Chemical Name or Material Sodium cyanide, granules
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AAL132780B SDS Alfa Aesar™
L132780B
1000g Each for $91.91
AAL1327818 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1327818
50g Each for $36.95
AAL1327830 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1327830
250g Each for $47.41
Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

143-33-9
NaCN
MFCD00003523
3587243
Sodium cyanide, granules
CNNa
49.01
UN1689
14,8605

Specifications

49.01
CNNa
MFCD00003523
3587243
14,8605
1000g
98%
143-33-9
563°C
NaCN
UN1689
≈1500°C
Sodium cyanide, granules

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