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Potassium cyanide is widely applied in organic synthesis for the synthesis of many organic compounds, for example in the synthesis of hydantoins, spiro heterocycles, nitriles, carboxylic acids, cyanohydrins and in von richter reaction. It is employed in gold mining, electroplating, and as a reagent in protein characterization.
For crown-ether promoted cyanation reactions and formation of a 1:1 crown-ether complex, see 18-Crown-6, A11249. For cyanation of alkyl halides using phase-transfer catalysis without solvent, see: Bull. Soc. Chim. Fr., 124 (1986). See also Sodium cyanide, L13278._x000D_/n
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H300-H310-H330-H370-H372
Fatal if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. Causes damage to organs. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
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