Sodium Thiocyanate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Sodium Thiocyanate Properties

Sodium Thiocyanate

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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
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 uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X