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Sodium Thiocyanate Properties

Sodium Thiocyanate

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Description

 

Sodium thiocyanate is one of the main sources of the thiocyanate anion. As such, it is used as a precursor for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals and other specialty chemicals. It is commonly used in the laboratory as a test for the presence of Fe3+ ions.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystalline powder
CAS Number 540-72-7
Density 1.735 g/cm3
EINECS Number 208-754-4
IUPAC Name Sodium Thiocyanate
InChI 1S/CHNS.Na/c2-1-3;/h3H;/q;+1/p-1
InChIKey VGTPCRGMBIAPIM-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Melting Point 287 °C
Molar Mass 81.072 g/mol
Molecular Formula CNNaS
NFPA 704 H-2,F-0,R-0,C-NA
Other_Cations Potassium Thiocyanate;Ammonium Thiocyanate
RTECS Number XL2275000
Refractive 1.545
Solubility 139 g/100 ml
Synonyms Sodium Rhodanide;Sodium Sulfocyanate;Sodium Rhodanate;Thiocyanic Acid, Sodium Salt
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