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104965 Potassium cyanide

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CAS #EC NumberHill FormulaChemical FormulaMolar Mass
151-50-8205-792-3CKNKCN65.12 g/mol

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      Catalogue Number104965
      SynonymsCyanogen potassium
      Product Information
      CAS number151-50-8
      EC index number006-007-00-5
      EC number205-792-3
      Hill FormulaCKN
      Chemical formulaKCN
      Molar Mass65.12 g/mol
      HS Code2837 19 00
      Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
      Quality LevelMQ200
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      Boiling point1625 °C (1013 hPa)
      Density1.55 g/cm3 (20 °C)
      Melting Point634 °C
      pH value11 - 12 (20 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
      Bulk density750 kg/m3
      Solubility716 g/l
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      LD 50 oralLD50 Rat 7.49 mg/kg
      LD 50 dermalLD50 Rabbit 14.29 mg/kg
      Safety Information according to GHS
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      Hazard Statement(s)H290: May be corrosive to metals.
      H300 + H310 + H330: Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
      H370: Causes damage to organs if swallowed.
      H372: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
      H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
      EUH032: Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
      Precautionary Statement(s)P234: Keep only in original packaging.
      P262: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
      P273: Avoid release to the environment.
      P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing.
      P302 + P352 + P310: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
      P304 + P340 + P310: IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
      Signal WordDanger
      Storage class6.1B Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials
      WGKWGK 3 highly hazardous to water
      Sulfides and sulfites as well as other reducing substances, inorganic cyanides and isonitriles: Stir into sodium hypochlorite solution (Cat. No. 105614) and, if necessary, leave to react for several days. Caution: some substances may show a violent reaction! Draw off any toxic or flammable gases that may be formed. Excess oxidant should be neutralized with sodium thiosulfate (Cat. No. 106513). Container D or E.
      Safety Information
      Categories of dangervery toxic, dangerous for the environment
      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      StorageStore at +15°C to +25°C.
      Packaging Information
      Transport Information
      Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 1680 , 6.1, I
      Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 1680 , 6.1, I
      Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 1680 , 6.1, I, Marine Pollutant: P, Segregation Group: 6 (Cyanides)
      Supplemental Information
      Assay (argentometric)≥ 96 %
      Sulphide (S)≤ 0.001 %
      Na (Sodium)≤ 1 %