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Potassium Cyanide Properties

Potassium Cyanide

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Potassium cyanide is an inorganic colorless crystalline compound.It is used in gold mining, organic synthesis, and electroplating.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Granular Powder
Boiling Point 25.7 oC
CAS Number 151-50-8
Class 6.1
Density 1 g/mL
EINECS Number 205-792-3
IUPAC Name Potassium Iminomethanide
InChI 1S/CN.K/c1-2;/q-1;+1
Melting Point 634°C
Molar Mass 65.12 g/mol
Molecular Formula CKN
PG 1
RTECS Number TS8750000
Synonyms Potassium Salt Of Hydrocyanic Acid;Cyanide, Potassium;KCN;Potassium Iminomethanide
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