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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium pentacyanonitrosylferrate(III) dihydrate, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Sodium pentacyanonitrosylferrate(III) dihydrate
CAS 13755-38-9
Molecular Formula C5FeN6Na2O·2H2O
Linear Formula Na2[Fe(CN)5NO]·2H2O
Formula Weight 297.95g/mol (261.92g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149192
UN Number UN1588
Merck Index 14,8649
Synonym Sodium nitroprusside dihydrate; Sodium nitroferricyanide(III) dihydrate
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A15656-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 25g
Odor Odorless
Chemical Name or Material Sodium pentacyanonitrosylferrate(III) dihydrate
CAS 13755-38-9
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C5FeN6Na2O·2H2O
Linear Formula Na2[Fe(CN)5NO]·2H2O
Formula Weight 297.95g/mol (261.92g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149192
UN Number UN1588
Merck Index 14,8649
Synonym Sodium nitroprusside dihydrate; Sodium nitroferricyanide(III) dihydrate
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H312-H332
Toxic if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CYANIDES, INORGANIC, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number LJ8925000

Applications
Sodium pentacyanonitrosylferrate(III) dihydrate, is used as a vasodilator drug to reduce blood pressure. It is used as an analytical reagent for the detection of methyl ketones and amines. Further, it is used as a reference compound for the calibration of Mossbauer spectrometer. It is also used for chromatographic detection of peptides containing cystine. It finds application as a color reagent in the development of thin layer chromatography in combination with acetaldehyde. It is also used in presence of buffers as reagent for ketone strips, which is utilized to test ketone in the urine of a diabetic.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble ethanol.

Notes
Hygroscopic and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H312-H332
Toxic if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.