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Certificate of Analysis

Potassium thiocyanate, 98%

CAS: 333-20-0 MDL: MFCD00011413  EINECS: 206-370-1
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Alternate Name: Potassium rhodanide


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Chemical Properties

Formula: KSCN  Boiling point: 500° dec.
Formula weight: 97.18  Density: 1.89
Melting point: 172-175° Sensitivity: Moisture & Light Sensitive

Literature References

Reaction with primary amine hydrohalide salts provides a useful synthesis of N-substituted and N,N'-disubstituted thioureas: Synthesis, 1569 (2000).

Other References

Merck: 14,7691
Beilstein: 3594799
Harmonized Tariff Code:   3822.00

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H302-H312-H332-H412

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements : P261-P280-P304+P340-P301+P312-P312-P501A

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Harmful or Irritant

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 20/21/22-32-52/53
Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas. Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long term adverse effects in the environment.
Safety Phrases: 13-36/37-46-61
Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves. If swallowed seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label. Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/Safety data sheets
RTECS: XL1925000